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Author: Behtash Bahador

Behtash Bahador is a Senior Project Manager for the non-profit Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP). With a background in health communication, Behtash leads global implementation of programs for communicating clinical trial results in plain language for a wide range of industry sponsors. He works directly with sponsors to align best practices in patient education and health communication with regulatory and industry guidelines.

Recent Posts

Avoiding Pitfalls in Plain Language Summaries of Clinical Trial Results

Building trust with clinical trial participants is critical to the success of drug development programs. One of the best ways to earn that trust is by meeting their expectations regarding learning study results. In fact, a 2015 study by the Center for Information and Study of Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) showed that 73% of clinical […]

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Meet Pharma Transparency Mandates & Engage Study Participants

Most clinical study participants want to know the results of trials they participated in. However, few are actually informed. Lack of communication and transparency jeopardizes the success of the clinical research enterprise. In this blog post, I’ll discuss a new model for communicating trial results in lay language with minimum added burden on sponsors and […]

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