Year Published: 2018

Time to Complete: 70 min

Course Type: Self-paced Online

Instructor: James Bost, PhD; Ronald Portman, MD; Susan McCune, MD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: None

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design

Looking for expert guidance on pediatric study design?

Need a larger sample size for your clinical trial?  Interested in increasing research participation from children with diverse backgrounds? Want to prepare to conduct regulatory science in an ever-changing networked environment?

The content in this course was presented on April 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C., as part of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) 2018 meeting.

Learning Objectives

  • Appreciate the challenges in developing new drugs for the pediatric population
  • Understand the need for innovative study designs such as extrapolation to efficiently develop safe and effective drugs for children
  • Recognize the need for comprehensive, multicenter, non-profit global pediatric clinical trial networks to effectively identify, enroll and retain children and adolescents in pediatric drug development trials


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