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Best Practices in Design for Clinical Trial Communications: The Mysterious Art of Typography
Typography in Clinical Trial Communications Written by: Paul Hurd CISCRP produces a wide range of patient-friendly materials, such as informed consent forms, brochures, and trial summaries. These communications provide important
Medical Hero Spotlight: Ella Balasa, Cystic Fibrosis Advocate & Patient Engagement Consultant
Growing Up with Cystic Fibrosis Ella Balasa was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) at only 18 months old, after suffering from constant sinus infections, upper respiratory infections, and a bout
Why Diversity in Clinical Trials Matters – May 2023 Patient Diversity Campaign
Article from our 2023 May Patient Diversity Campaign Clinical trials are a critical part of the research process for new medicines and vaccines. The information gained is fundamental to the
Medical Hero Spotlight: Dee Burlile, Scleroderma Clinical Trial Participant & Patient Advocate
Living with Scleroderma For years, Dee Burlile struggled with various GI symptoms, joint issues, and sensitivity to cold and heat in her hands, unsure of what the cause could be.
The Importance of Patient Engagement and its Role in Clinical Trials
Life is full of decisions. From the moment we wake up until the moment we go to bed, we make decisions. About what we wear, what we eat, the next
Medical Hero Spotlight: Tom Smith, Rare Disease Advocate & Patient Engagement Consultant
Living With Cystic Fibrosis Tom Smith has never known a life without cystic fibrosis (CF), but it has not limited him or the work he does as an advocate for
Behind the Scenes of Health Literacy at the Movies
In October, CISCRP’s Health Literacy team worked with a Top 25 pharmaceutical company, to create an infographic celebrating Health Literacy Month, marking the second year of this collaboration. Last year’s
How CISCRP Made Tools for Informed Decision Making
Guiding Informed Decisions It’s an all too familiar story – a patient receives a new diagnosis of a rare disorder. But now, they are told that there is a clinical

Media Awareness

For the past several years, CISCRP has implemented media campaigns throughout the year to build clinical trial awareness in the public and advocate for more diversity in clinical research participation. View articles and advertisement from the campaigns here