November 15, 2021
NEXT FRONTIER: The next frontier for clinical trials is in-silica research, also – confusingly – called virtual trials. In this future of research, “subjects” are computer models, data is real world data (RWD), and the experiments are conducted through computation – not human observation and measurement. There are already some good examples of this. The Economist recently reported on the one from the UK, but it will be a very long time before this is a significant disrupted to clinical research.