4 trends witnessed at this year’s DPharm conference

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One of the largest industry conferences, DPharm, was recently held on September 13 to 14 in Boston. Focusing on innovations to modernize clinical research, this year’s event featured speakers ranging from the popular author Malcolm Gladwell to former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb and BIO CEO Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath.

Here, we provide reflections from several industry experts who attended the event.

1. An urgency to put patients first is gaining ground

“There were several topics at this year’s DPharm that truly resonated with attendees,” said Jane Myles, vice president of clinical trials innovation at Curebase, a decentralized clinical trial software platform and clinical service provider. “Malcolm Gladwell emphasized how urgency is the key to driving innovation within the industry,” Myles said. “And Henry Wei referenced a quote from Google: ‘If we focus…

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