New industry report suggests UK clinical trial research recruitment is in massive decline
A new report is warning of a “clear and serious” and “existential” threat to the future of biotech research in the UK.
In the five-year span from 2017 to 2021, the number of patients recruited for UK clinical trials has fallen dramatically, per a report from the trade association ABPI on Thursday. The fall, representing a drop from more than 50,000 patients five years ago to about 28,200 last year, marks a 44% decline in that period.
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