Clinical Trials Basics

Participant Recruitment – celebrating 5 years on social media

5 years ago... 5 years ago we decided to join our first social media platform, Facebook and use it as a means to connect local people with clinical trials. We were frustrated by the available options for recruiting participants into clinical trials and believed there had to be a better way. We had the [...]

December 11th, 2019|

Did You Know that Genesis Conducts its Own Studies?

Most clinical trials are developed, funded and managed by pharmaceutical or medical device companies. Here at Genesis Research, we also conduct “investigator-initiated studies”. These are research studies that are developed and managed by our own doctors and research team. Investigator-Initiated Studies Investigator-initiated studies are subject to all the same regulations, safety standards, and ethical [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

Did You Know That Genesis Funds Its Own Research?

So far in 2018 we have invested over $30,000 of our own funds into research to further our understanding of what causes Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. This novel internal investigation has enabled new collaborations with some key scientific leaders at the University of Sydney and allowed Genesis to develop new service capabilities, grow our [...]

November 9th, 2018|

Clinical Trials – Medical Device Trials

Here at Genesis Research Services, we conduct a large number of clinical trials for new medical devices, as well as pharmaceutical / drug trials. In general, the approach to testing devices is fairly similar to testing new drugs - there is a need for preclinical research, there are strict regulations, safety and ethical requirements, [...]

September 5th, 2018|

Clinical Trials – The Screening Process

If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial, you will first have to undergo a screening process to determine if you qualify for the trial. Screening may begin over the phone or online – this is known as pre-screening. The full screening process involves a visit to the clinical site where your [...]

May 10th, 2018|

Introduction to Clinical Trials – What are they? What Happens? Who is Involved?

What are Clinical Trials? Clinical trials are research studies that are conducted in people (healthy participants or patients with a specific health issue) in order to study and test new medical treatments, such as drugs, vaccines, medical devices (e.g. spinal cord stimulators), medical procedures (e.g. surgical procedures), and diagnostic tests. Clinical trials may also [...]

January 17th, 2018|

Precautious measures against COVID-19

To reduce the spread of COVID 19, we will be contacting participants before their appointments to ensure they are well. In order to protect both participants and staff, we have implemented daily temperature checking for all. This continuous monitoring is the only way to reduce the incidence of infection. We trust you understand that we have your best interests at heart and hope you stay well.

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