Finding Quality Clinical Research Sites

May 8, 2018 - No sponsor ever intentionally selects a site that will do poorly.  No site ever commits to doing a protocol intending at the outset to do a bad job or be non-productive.  But everyone knows the substantial costs in terms of time, money, and missed...

Operationalizing a Protocol

March 12, 2018 – You know what you want your study to look like.  You have probably done your homework and know what your competitors have tried, what the regulators are expecting/requiring, and you’ve confirmed that you are aligned with current medical practice and...

Lexitas – A Results Oriented CRO Partner

Chad Ice, CEO of Lexitas, discussed the company’s extensive experience in clinical trials.  Mr. Ice shares details of who Lexitas is, their expertise in Ophthalmics as well as keen focus on delivering exceptional service to their sponsors.  Damien Goldberg, MD also...

The Hidden Value of Onsite Monitoring

October 18, 2017 – Ellie Einolhayat, RN, a Lexitas monitor (clinical research associate) provides insight on the role onsite monitors have in identifying issues with protocol design and other challenges that come with successfully executing a clinical trial.  To learn...

Lexitas Monitors: Focused on Details and the Big Picture

If you are in the clinical research business (and presumably you are if you’re reading this!), you understand the role of a clinical research associate (CRA), commonly referred to as a monitor.  The primary function of a CRA is to follow Good Clinical Practice to...

Choosing a CRO: Avoiding the Trap of Commoditization

We have all embarked on a weekend getaway to a new and exciting destination. The whole process becomes something of a project, and part of the fun is trying to figure out where to eat dinner. You could consult an online travel guide and hit the number one attraction....

Lexitas Augments Expertise

2016 is proving to be a busy year with significant growth for Lexitas.  We have focused on hiring in a few key areas to support and drive our growth, and Lexitas is very pleased to have added four new team members in the last few months. Jennifer Daniels joined in May...

Lexitas and Global Health

Lexitas Co-Founder, Karen Kuhn joined Unite For Sight as a volunteer Global Impact Fellow last summer in Ghana and shares her thoughts about the experience.   Why did you decide to participate in the Unite For Sight Program? I hoped that the opportunity to work with...

Lexitas Growth

2017 is proving to be another year of significant growth for Lexitas. We are focused on hiring in key areas to continue to provide the best service and expertise to our customers. Lexitas is pleased to have three new key team members: Neeli Sharrett joined in February...

Lexitas – 5 Years and Counting

Lexitas incorporated in October of 2011, but the seeds were sown long before that. As my 10+ years at Inspire Pharmaceuticals were coming to an end, I had many discussions with my Inspire colleagues Karen Kuhn and Saiid Davari about what was next. We realized that our clinical team had developed extensive knowledge on designing and running clinical trials for treating dry eye syndrome. The more we talked, the more convinced we became that we should start an ophthalmology focused CRO.