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Patient Story: Sean Baumstark, Friedreich's Ataxia Survivor

Sean Baumstark is a captivating advocate and a real warrior who has been fighting Friedreich’s Ataxia, a rare, debilitating and life-shortening disease that attacks multiple systems in the body, since the age of 25. Sean will be sharing his story

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PART 2 OF 3: The QP Role and Annex 16, Stability Data, and Audit Reports

Following up on last week’s Top Clinical Supply QP Questions Asked At The 2017 Sherpa Summer Seminar blog post, below are additional scenarios that your clinical supply colleagues got answered by our expert QP panel at the Sherpa Summer Seminar.

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PART 1 of 3: Top Clinical Supply QP Questions Asked at the 2017 Sherpa Summer Seminar

Any sponsor company planning clinical studies in Europe needs to be prepared for the QP process. Our first blog post outlining the QP processes proved to be one of our most popular blog posts to date. That and the tremendous response we got to

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Sherpa Summer Seminar Photos and Review

The 2017 Sherpa Summer Seminar brought San Diego's clinical supply community together for an afternoon of thoughtful discussion, and networking. Our expert panels answered the audience's specific questions on the QP process and the impact of

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A Note to the Drug Development Community, From a Patient’s Perspective

The daily grind of getting a drug to clinical trial is grueling. When one is lost in the midst of seemingly never-ending paperwork, obstacles, and deadlines, the stress can pile on. Getting a drug to market is a marathon, not a sprint - but

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NO SURPRISE Here: Brexit causing uncertainty for clinical supply

July 27, 2017

This week's blog post will focus on the uncertainty that Brexit brings to the clinical supply field. One of our upcoming Sherpa Summer Seminar speakers, John Shillingford, PhD, Independent Consultant, was kind enough to blog about

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The EU Qualified Person and clinical supplies – what’s all the fuss about?

July 17, 2017

We’re going to kick off our blog with a focus on the Qualified Person (QP) process, as we get a lot of questions on this.

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