February synopsis: The latest in Praxis and clinical research news.

In this month’s synopsis, read up on lessons learned from SCOPE Summit 2018, learn more about a new heart-monitoring technology with lifesaving potential, and a take a deeper dive into emerging patient recruitment methods.

The latest from Praxis.

New year, new faces at Praxis. The year is off to a great start, and our newest recruits are no exception. Join us in welcoming Lindsay and Briana to the Praxis team!

See you at SCOPE Summit 2018! Praxis headed to SCOPE Summit in Orlando, Florida, to host a luncheon co-presentation and the SCOPE happy hour.

Emerging patient recruitment methods. Our public relations manager explores eight outside-the-box outreach methods for patient recruitment campaigns.

February’s pharmaceutical breakthrough: New graphene wearables have lifesaving potential for infants. In the spirit of American Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, learn more about this new technology to monitor respiration and heart rate.

Voice assistant technology in clinical trials. The director of digital strategy at Praxis explores how voice assistant devices could soon change the way we manage clinical trials.

SCOPE Summit 2018 takeaways: Less talk, more action.It’s difficult to boil down everything we learned from SCOPE into a handful of sound bites, but here are some of our key takeaways.

A journey in humility at SCOPE 2018.At this year’s SCOPE Summit, we teamed up with T.J. Sharpe for a presentation on the patient journey. Check out some of the comments and questions this talk elicited.

Elsewhere in the news.

Bridging clinical research & clinical health care: How to improve patient centricity. Three advocates, including our friend T.J. Sharpe, share their views on how to improve clinical trial awareness and participation.

There may be hope for kids with peanut allergies. Congratulations to Aimmune on this groundbreaking work! It’s been a privilege working with their team on this study, and we can’t wait to see what comes next.

High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide, new data shows. According to the World Health Organization, some of the world’s most common – and potentially most dangerous – infections are proving to be drug resistant.

Tourette’s tics are a challenge, but misunderstanding of tics can be worse. See how Tourette’s patients and advocates, including a performance artist, are pushing for greater understanding of this neurological disorder.

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