Marjorie A. Speers, Ph.D., executive director of Clinical Research Pathways, recently submitted comments on FDA draft guidance on enhancing the diversity of clinical trial populations. The comments reflect Clinical Research Pathways’ commitment to enrolling more minority patients in clinical research. If the demographic mix of clinical trial participants mirrors that of […]
Dr. Derek West chosen for clinical research and mentoring experience
ATLANTA, May 30, 2019—Clinical Research Pathways has appointed Dr. Derek West, cancer researcher and interventional radiologist, to its board of directors.
He joins six other directors, all chosen for their commitment to Clinical Research Pathways’ goals of increasing diversity in clinical […]
Attorney Keith Barnett and Rev. Dr. Jason E. Owen Join Nonprofit Board
ATLANTA, February 26, 2019 — Clinical Research Pathways has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Attorney Keith Barnett, a partner in the national law firm Troutman Sanders, and Rev. Dr. Jason E. Owen, chief […]
[News Release] Morehouse School of Medicine Awarded $200,000 to Train Minority Physicians for Recruiting Minorities in Clinical Trials
Funded by Clinical Research Pathways, the New Program Intends to Fill a Gap in the Percentage of Minorities Who Participate in Clinical Trials
ATLANTA, September 20, 2018 — Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) will launch a program specifically designed to increase the number of African American, Latino and other minority patients in clinical trials, in an […]
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Clinical Research Pathways Needs Assessment Survey Aims to Assist Physicians
ATLANTA, Ga., June 26, 2018— Clinical Research Pathways has launched an effort to learn what information and other resources physicians need to seek access to experimental drugs for desperately […]
ATLANTA, Ga., June 5, 2018 — Clinical Research Pathways has appointed two new members to its board of directors: Anne B. Cropp of Early Access Care and Andrew McFadyen of The Isaac Foundation and Equal Access for Rare Disorders.
The former WCG Foundation, Clinical Research Pathways is a public charity that works to improve health and well-being […]
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May 23, 2018
WCG Foundation Is Now Clinical Research Pathways
New name reflects focus on expanded access and inclusion in research.
ATLANTA, Ga., May 23, 2018—WCG Foundation is now Clinical Research Pathways, a name that better reflects the public charity’s […]
Published March 19, 2018 by The American Journal of Managed Care
The right-to-try bill, which suffered a surprise 259-140 defeat in the House of Representatives last week, is scheduled for another vote this week, perhaps as early as Wednesday.
On Monday, the House Committee on Rules was scheduled to meet late in the day to change the […]
Published February 27, 2018 by The American Journal of Managed Care
Just a month before attendees gathered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for the annual meeting of Patient-Centered Oncology Care®, legislators in the state’s capital of Harrisburg made it the 38th to pass a right-to-try law. That was 6 states in 2017 alone.1 Championed by conservative groups like the […]
Free WCG Foundation webinars offer insights on speeding access to experimental drugs for intermediate-size patient populations
Presenters include Richard Klein, formerly of FDA, and Marjorie Speers of WCGF
ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 9, 2018—WCG Foundation will host free webinars Jan. 25 and Feb. 5 on how to streamline the application process for experimental medications for intermediate-size populations of desperately ill patients.
The webinars—“Intermediate-Size Patient Populations INDs: What Are They, When Should They Be Used, […]