Decentralized trials startup Curebase scraps clinical operations business unit, narrows in on software platform
Decentralized clinical trials startup Curebase has laid off many employees as the company scraps its clinical operations business to focus on software, per a Thursday LinkedIn post from founder and CEO Tom Lemberg.
Curebase’s downsizing and narrowed ambitions come as the decentralized and hybrid clinical trials space adjusts to the reopening of in-person trials and growing pains following a rapid rise in similar startups during the Covid-19 pandemic. Like other virtual trial providers, Curebase aimed to improve patient engagement, partner with more physicians in the community setting and enhance trial diversity.
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