Unique challenges and complexities of paediatric clinical trials explored.
Paediatric cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in the US. The intent of the RACE for Children Act is to get more paediatric oncology drugs in the pipeline.Explore more updates on the RACE for Children Act
In this webinar, medical ethicists will discuss what investigators, ethics committees, IRBs and – ideally – sponsors can do to reverse this trend and create documents which achieve their intended purpose of allowing a child to understand their trial.Watch the webinar
World Children’s Day is celebrated as an international coming together to advocate for, promote, and celebrate the rights and welfare of children and create dialogue and action plans to build a better world for children. In this webinar, our speakers will explore the ethical concerns of the assenting process and the challenges it poses to a child’s true agreement to participate.Watch the webinar
Clinical trials have a big impact on families, whether the participant is a parent or a child. Heather Peterson, RN, the Pediatric Strategy Liaison at the Center for Pediatric Clinical Development, Drug Development Solutions at ICON, walks us through the considerations and regulations for clinical trials for children and how parents can talk to their children about clinical trials for themselves or their children.
In this on- demand Podcast. Dr Jacqui Whiteway, Senior Director, Centre for Paediatric Clinical Development discusses something very important to her, ‘Removing Barriers to Paediatric Clinical Trials and how creating positive experiences and reducing anxiety for children in clinical trials can benefit the paediatric trial eco system’. Listen to find out more.
Find out how sponsors can create a PLS that is better understandable to paediatric audiences?
Jacqui Whiteway, Senior Director of the Centre for Paediatric Clinical Development, discusses the unique challenges involved in designing a study when the patients involved are young children.
ICON and Jumo Health have teamed up to share strategies to empower children every day through education, specifically in clinical trials.
Jayne Galinsky, Senior Outcomes Researcher, shares the importance of learning and assessing patient preferences in clinical research.
Kirsten Sherman Cervati, Senior Director & Global Head, Pediatric Research Partners, contributes to this media article which discusses the considerations for returning results to paediatric participants.
ICON is invested in bringing safe, effective, paediatric-tested treatments to children. Explore our paediatric experience and how we can support your study from early engagement all the way to approval.Read more about ICON’s services in Paediatrics