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The Role of the Clinical Supplies Manager in Averting Unplanned Costs and Delays

Patient recruitment and protocol design receive much attention when planning a clinical trial; however, it is all too easy to neglect another factor critical to a trial’s success: the availability of clinical supplies. Ian Webb at Catalent expresses how an early conversation between the sponsor, contract research organisation (CRO), and clinical supplies manager (CSM) will set out a plan and timeframe for the study.