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    First coronavirus re-infection reported in Hong Kong

    By ICR Secretariat / 9/1/2020 3:25:50 PM

    Researchers in Hong Kong claim to have documented the first confirmed case of coronavirus reinfection.

    A 33-year-old was found to be infected with virus a second time 142 days after the original infec…

    Changes to Research Application Process

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/10/2020 3:49:27 PM

    Changes to Research Application Process
    In September this year ARSAC are hoping to launch an online application portal for new research studies.
    The portal will be web browser based and will allow app…

    ICR Ethics & GCP Forum - New Date

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/5/2020 4:02:38 PM

    We are delighted to announce that we will be running our Ethics & GCP Forum online via Zoom on the 17th August 2020. If you are unavailable to attend the webinar we will be providing a full record…

    Experimental Drug for Alzheimer’s May Help Children With Autism

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/3/2020 1:59:56 PM

    An extensive international study led by Prof. Illana Gozes of Tel Aviv University’s Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry found deposits of the tau protein typically found in Alzheim…

    Trump invites high-stakes showdown with big pharma as election looms

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/3/2020 1:58:37 PM

    With just over three months before the U.S. elections in November, President Donald Trump is making a last-ditch effort to stamp his name on a drug pricing deal that has eluded him over his first thre…

    5 FDA approval decisions to watch in the 3rd quarter

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/3/2020 1:56:44 PM

    The next few months could bring the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a new type of multiple myeloma drug and an additional treatment option for a devastating muscular condition.

    The Food and Drug Ad…

    Sanofi/GSK sign deal with UK gov for COVID-19 vaccine

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/3/2020 1:55:50 PM

    Sanofi and GSK have reached an agreement with the UK government for the supply of up to 60 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.

    The vaccine candidate, developed by Sanofi in partnership with GSK, …

    Early coronavirus vaccine data leave many questions, but some lessons, too

    By ICR Secretariat / 8/3/2020 1:54:36 PM

    In the early months of this year, scientists at drugmakers and universities in the U.S., U.K., China and Germany began work decoding the new coronavirus, recognizing early on what's become a desperate…

    COVID-19 Statement from the ICR Secretariat

    By ICR Secretariat / 4/21/2020 11:46:53 AM

    ICR Membership Announcement

    The Institute of Clinical Research (ICR) has been closely monitoring Government advice and updates on the spread of Covid-19. In line with Government guidance, th…