An In-Depth Look at How Good Clinical Practices Ensure Ethical Conduct
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Philip Morris International Releases Latest Scientific Update for Smoke-Free Products on Clinical Program (Photo: Business Wire)
This issue of the Scientific Update provides a closer look at
some of the principles and practices on which PMI’s scientific
assessment program is built. Director Medical Affairs Dr.
Picavet stated, “The performance of clinical studies is a complicated process. Strict implementation of Good Clinical Practices is particularly important to assure the quality and consistency of the research and to address unexpected events that can occur during a study. These Practices are key to the validity of data and the safety of study participants.”
Beyond recent events and publications, this issue also describes PMI’s progress towards sharing all raw data from studies on IQOS in part through the new data-sharing platform called INTERVALS.
PMI’s extensive research and assessment program is inspired by the
well-recognized practices of the pharmaceutical industry and in line
with the draft guidance of the U.S.
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