New Site Suitability Declaration Streamlines the Procedure Local Feasibility

The Site Suitability Declaration (Verklaring Geschiktheid Onderzoeksinstelling, VGO) is a declaration of feasibility of a clinical study in a (research) centre in the Netherlands. It’s a new document that replaces the current Research Declaration for studies subject to the Medical Research Involving Human Subjects Act (WMO) in the Netherlands. It is part of the new procedure Local Feasibility.

Stricter Regulations For Medical Devices (MDR)

On 26th May 2021, Europe implemented stricter rules for medical devices (MDR) aiming to give patients more clarity and enabling them to make a better and well-informed choice. The new directives have consequences for manufacturers, importers, distributors and care providers.

Meet our new colleague Claire

We’re pleased to announce the joining of Claire Cox to our team at Diagram. As clinical data specialist Claire is involved in data management processes of clinical trials.

Doctoral degree T.J. Buist

Dr. T.J. Buist has defended his PhD thesis titled ‘Advances in atrial fibrillation ablation technologies’ on 20th April 2021 at the Utrecht University.

To mark this monumental occasion, we briefly caught up with Thomas about his research.

Doctoral degree A.F. Hoogerwaard

Dr. A.F. Hoogerwaard defended her PhD thesis titled ‘Renal Sympathetic Denervation: ‘From acute renal nerve stimulation induced hemodynamic changes to long-term clinical perspectives’ on 17 February 2021 at the Groningen University.