Clinical Trials

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Ketamine: The future treatment of severe mental illness?

By Maggie Lynch

In this first part of a two-part investigation, we look at how NDMA receptor antagonists, such as ketamine, could be poised to make a breakthrough in the treatment of depression – an area where the pharma industry has struggled to identify new targets...

Marketing agency targets poor interns for GSK paid trials

Marketing agency targets poor interns for GSK paid trials

By Fiona Barry

Representatives for GSK have targeted struggling graduates and unpaid interns as volunteers for clinical trials, saying the payments – up to £8,000 ($13,600) per year – “could be your solution” to money problems.

India's Top Court Takes Control as Trial Regulations in Flux

India's Top Court Takes Control as Trial Regulations in Flux

By Zachary Brennan

Despite conflicting media reports and confusion over where India stands in its regulation of clinical trials, Indian drug officials have until the end of January to respond to a Supreme Court order seeking answers on their alleged lax oversight of trials.