«Virtual clinical trials help us avoid costly interim analysis and provide us with valuable insights into how treatments work, which is exactly what we want!»

«It is estimated that the number of clinical trials taking place worldwide will increase from 3.2 million in 2000 to 12.7 million in 2050, which means that there will be a large demand for new participants in these trials. However, the time and cost of conducting clinical trials is considerably higher than what it was 20 years ago, which makes it difficult for pharmaceutical companies to expand their research pipeline with newer and more innovative drugs. In contrast, thanks to the advent of big data and wearable technology, such as fitness trackers, smartwatches and fitness bands, people could perform more strenuous activities without even thinking about how much exercise they did over a certain period of time.»

Article written by João Bocas



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