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Discover clinical trial management, biotech and pharma resources on document-sharing web sites

We've recently uploaded our popular Insider Abstracts to two document sharing web sites: Slideshare and Docstoc. They're great for discovering clinical trial management, biotech and pharma resources, whether you're a practicing professional, a student or a vendor. Here's our recent interview with Dan Von Hoff about "The Complete Phase IB" as it appears on Slideshare.net.

Using YouTube to recruit for clinical trials

Mark Senak, author of the informative Eye on FDA blog, wrote an interesting post yesterday about the NIH’s YouTube channel. They set up the channel a year ago to help promote clinical trial participation. As Mark explains, "YouTube presents a great way for patients who have participated to talk to patients that might be interested, and for the information to be passed virally to people who might be curious about participating in a clinical trial."

Can the internet fuel drug development?

What happens when some cancer patients become frustrated with their treatment options? They search for a cure on their own. Some raise money to build awareness; others donate to further research. Jay Tenenbaum took a different approach: He created CollabRx, a "virtual biotech."