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For Paediatric Participants, Patient-centric Trials Must Be Family-centric

Clinical research in paediatric patients has long been the subject of ethical debate, focusing on topics as varied as a minor’s ability to make an autonomous decision to participate in a clinical trial, to what age a child can be to provide true assent to participate in a clinical trial. Juliet Moritz at Illingsworth Research explains why patient-centric trials must be family-centric for paediatric participants.