The Future of Drug Trials - Interview

Posted:
29
September 2006

BBC journalist Graham Easton investigates the future of drug trials following the events of trial TGN1412.The BBC interviewer talks to Professor Gordon Duff (Commission on Human Medicines), Professor Andre Mclean (Imperial College London), Dr Jörg Täubel (Richmond Pharmacology), Professor Terry Hamblin (University of Southampton), Dr Ganesh Suntharalingam (Northwick Park Hospital), Professor Deborah Saltman (BioMedical Central), Dr Elaine Godfrey (MHRA), and Dr Mark Lewis (Strategic Health Authority), to get their opinion leading analysis of the event and the future of drug trials, covering:

  • What can be learnt and changed from the incident?
  • Should all first in man trials be conducted in a Hospital setting?
  • Regulatory issues

Click here to read the transcript

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