Clinical Investigation in Mexico

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Clinical Investigation in Mexico

Clinical Investigation in Mexico – Clinical Trials in Latin America

Clinical investigation, also known as clinical research, is a vital aspect of modern medicine. It involves the scientific investigation of the safety and efficacy of drugs, medical devices, and other healthcare interventions. Mexico has become an increasingly popular location for clinical investigation due to its growing healthcare industry, relatively large population, and well-educated workforce.

The process of conducting clinical investigations in Mexico is regulated by the Federal Commission for Protection against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS).

This organization is responsible for ensuring that all clinical trials conducted in Mexico adhere to ethical and safety standards. In addition to COFEPRIS, the Mexican National Bioethics Committee (CONBIOETICA) provides guidance and oversight on ethical issues related to clinical research.

Mexico has a number of advantages as a location for clinical investigations. First, it has a large population that is diverse in terms of race and ethnicity. This makes it an ideal location for testing drugs and medical devices that may have different effects on different populations.

Additionally, Mexico has a relatively low cost of living compared to many other countries, which can make it an attractive location for clinical trials that require a large number of participants.

Another advantage of conducting clinical investigations in Mexico is the quality of the country’s healthcare system. Mexico has a number of highly respected medical institutions, including the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán and the National Institute of Pediatrics.

These institutions have well-trained medical staff and modern facilities, which can help to ensure the safety and success of clinical trials.

Despite these advantages, conducting clinical investigations in Mexico can also present challenges. One challenge is the language barrier. Although many Mexicans speak English, it is not the primary language for most of the population. This can make it difficult to communicate effectively with study participants and to ensure that they fully understand the study requirements.

Clinical Investigation in Mexico

Clinical Investigation in Mexico

Clinical Investigation in Mexico

Another challenge is the potential for cultural differences that may affect the success of a clinical trial. For example, some Mexicans may be hesitant to participate in a clinical trial due to a lack of trust in the medical establishment or a belief that they will not receive adequate compensation for their participation.

To overcome these challenges, it is important for clinical investigators to work closely with local healthcare providers and community leaders to build trust and understanding.

Despite these challenges, Mexico has become an increasingly important location for clinical investigations. According to a report by the Mexican Ministry of Economy, the country’s clinical research industry grew by 20% between 2014 and 2018.

This growth is driven in part by the country’s increasing role in the global pharmaceutical industry, as well as by government incentives for companies that conduct clinical trials in Mexico.

In addition to its growing clinical research industry, Mexico has also become a hub for medical tourism. Many people from the United States and other countries travel to Mexico for medical procedures that are less expensive than they are in their home countries. This has created a demand for high-quality medical facilities and has helped to spur the growth of the country’s healthcare industry.

In conclusion, clinical investigation in Mexico is a growing industry that offers both opportunities and challenges. The country’s large, diverse population and high-quality healthcare facilities make it an ideal location for clinical trials. However, language barriers and cultural differences can present challenges that must be overcome through close collaboration with local healthcare providers and community leaders.

Despite these challenges, Mexico’s clinical research industry is expected to continue to grow in the coming years, driven by a combination of government incentives and the country’s growing role in the global pharmaceutical industry.

Clinical Investigation in Mexico

Source: Roche

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We define ourselves as a unique team, capable of blending our academic background with a global business mindset to bring the highest standard of quality and operational excellence into clinical research in Latin America.

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Rescue Studies

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- Wide network of sites and physicians.

Medical Devices

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- We take care of everything, from shipping requirements all the way to data collection.
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Unlock the advantages and opportunities of outsourcing clinical trials to Latin America. Diverse patient population, streamlined regulations, and cost-effectiveness

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From lower labor costs to lower costs for rent, utilities, and equipment, you can save money on your clinical trial budget while still ensuring the quality of your trial

Access to Emerging Markets

Latin America offers access to emerging markets, providing an opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to expand their reach and reach new patient populations.

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Cohortias is redefining Clinical Research in Latin America

We are committed to become leaders in providing clinical research services in Latin America. Here at Cohortias, we combine our academic roots, proven experience and a large pool of patients from an extensive network of sites.

Our main purpose is to deliver high quality data.

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Clinical Research in Latin America

Cohortias has built an extensive and highly reputable network of clinical sites which can access patients in a timely manner and operate within a standard-of-care comparable to the U.S. healthcare system.


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  • Data Management

  • Site Selection

  • Regulatory Submissions

  • Clinical Monitoring

  • Protocol Development


Beta Trials Platform

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Medical Devices

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Phases I – III

  • We partner with our clients to bring their products in a fast and efficient manner to the market with the highest quality standards


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Clinical Research in Latin America

Academic Leadership and Extensive Clinical Site Network for Efficient Clinical Trials

  • Our peer-to-peer management approach guarantees high patient recruitment and retention in any clinical trial

High Speed Execution

  • We offer the quickest start-up times in each country.
  • Efficient Clinical Site Selection and Contracting.
  • Benefit from our extensive network of clinical sites and streamlined contracting process.

Operational Excellence

  • Proven record of delivering rescue studies, we consistently exceed industry performance standards.
  • Our team provides efficient query resolution to keep your trial on track.

Business Insight and Flexibility

  • We offer innovative pricing models and short lines of communication to ensure maximum flexibility and cost-effectiveness.
  • At Cohortias, we prioritize  short lines of communication to ensure efficient collaboration.
  • Swift adaptation to changes in the trial landscape to keep your study on schedule.

Clinical Investigation in Mexico

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Daniela Maresca
Daniela Maresca | Country Lead Argentina
Martín Hernández-Torre | CMO
Maritza Rojas | CRA II
Pedro Alvarez | Business Development Manager
Samantha Rodriguez Cohortias
Samantha Rdz. | Start-Up Manager
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Clinical Investigation in Mexico

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