PARC has extensive experience in recruitment for both healthy volunteer and patient studies, and has frequently led recruitment for global and local multi-centre studies. An exemplary record in recruitment is shown in the recruitment targets, which have all been met on time and budget. The facility has access to databases of individuals, who are healthy volunteers or patients with various disease indications. Strong relationships have been developed with many local media partners for both print and television advertising campaigns.
PARC offers training to Clinicians, Investigators and Clinical Trial site staff. PARC can assist with protocol development and design, ICH/GCP and local regulations (including adhering to the National Health and Medical Research Council National Statement), and study conduct and document design. PARC also provides services to students and investigators undertaking higher degree research projects, or investigator initiated studies.
PARC has a pool of experiences Registered Nursing staff who have expertise in the conduct and management of volunteers and patients. This includes monitoring of cardiac output (both invasive and non-invasive), adverse event monitoring and treatment, drug delivery, cannulation and venepuncture, and data recording.
PARC began its service specialising in studies requiring Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) analysis. As such, PK/PD analysis and population pharmacokinetic analysis are performed with the assistance of experienced professionals. PARC has an on-site laboratory facility, inclusive of staff with expertise to perform clinical laboratory sample handling techniques, access to refrigerated centrifuge, and freezer storage which is monitored and alarmed at -80°C. There is also access to state of the art laboratory facilities at the University of Adelaide, located adjacent to the Royal Adelaide Hospital.
PARC has developed strong relationships with several fully accredited global and local clinical laboratories. This ensures all tests are performed with a rapid turn-around time at a competitive price.
The PARC principals and affiliates are members of Scientific Advisory Boards of local and overseas pharmaceutical companies. The consulting services include the interpretation of pre-clinical data, the need for additional pre-clinical data, the adequacy of data for a regulatory package, advice on design and interpretation of studies, and assessment of project feasibility and technical due diligence. Input can be provided for single centre for proof of concept trials, and a participating centre in later-phase multi-centre trials. Extensive consulting services are provided to the international Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries, with expertise that can help ensure any project design is fit for purpose, and will satisfy regulatory licensing bodies.
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