A Push To Address Issue Of Diversity In Clinical Trials

“In the last twenty years, the number of doctors in the U.S. that actually do research has decreased,” says Eli Alford, Chief Operating Officer at Elligo, which causes a centralization of clinical trials to mostly the major research centers. “If you live in rural Mississippi or in a small town in Texas, are you really going to drive two hours to participate in a trial? Probably not.”