Trial site organizations: if you are too busy, big sponsors may pass up on you. Or could this also imply they think you're too small? That’s what happened to the Palm Beach Research Center in Palm Beach County, Florida recently reports David Scott. Sponsors will consider a number of factors when analyzing trial sites including estimation of capacity, resource, wherewithal to recruit patients and deal with high volume, etc. The trial site certainly has an impressive track record of meeting enrollment targets based on data they share with the public.
Recently, CBS12 interviewed Scott who told the local news channel that they local trial site applied to participate in the KidCOVE study, which will enroll over 6,700 children from infant age (six months old) all the way to 12 years old. TrialSite recently reported on this study and by the number of emails received expressing concern it's certainly controversial at least for some. Others are doing the hard math, such as Adria Cimino with Motley Fool, calculating that this age cohort could represent at least $1.5 billion in additional revenue.
Moderna set up a website for the study, which communicates more details ...
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