Feb 2013

Authors: Seth J. Goldenberg Ph.D., and An Liu, M.S.


Carrying out clinical trials in China has always been and continues to be a challenge. The application process to get approval in China can in many cases take 9-12 months, with subsequent challenges of gathering and organizing resources, training staff, and setting up new clinical trial sites for the first time. Now there is a new challenge for clinical trials, as well as for basic research, regarding collection and analysis of genetic data or tissues.