mobile-enabled clinical trials

By Jonah Comstock 11:32 am October 18, 2016
Kayentis, a French technology company creating data collection and patient engagement tools for clinical trials, has raised $3.9 million (3.6 million euros) in a funding round led by Innovation Capital. Existing investors Extens, Lenapart, and KCE also contributed to the round. The seven-year-old company specializes in electronic clinical outcome assessments (eCOA solutions). That includes...
By Jonah Comstock 02:18 pm September 19, 2016
Can the success of digital health coaching apps like Twine Health and WellDoc be ported over to the clinical trial space? According to Joris Van Dam, a strategic projects leader in pharmaceutical development at Novartis, it can and it should. Van Dam spoke at the Mobile in Clinical Trials event today, put on by The Conference Forum.  "The use [of coaching in clinical trials] is a natural fit," he...
By Jonah Comstock 02:25 pm May 23, 2016
NeuroCog Trials has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of Aging, a part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop its iPad-based screening tool for clinical trials.  Durham, North Carolina-based NeuroCog Trials has created an iPad app version of the Brief Assessment of Cognition (BAC), a standardized test for cognitive impairment. Doing the BAC on a tablet rather...