Clinical Research Management in Brazil

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Clinical Research Management in Brazil

Clinical Research Management in Brazil – CRO LATAM

Clinical research management plays a vital role in advancing medical knowledge, improving patient care, and fostering healthcare innovation. In recent years, Brazil has emerged as a prominent destination for clinical research, attracting domestic and international stakeholders.

With its robust healthcare system, diverse patient population, favorable regulatory environment, and strong research infrastructure, Brazil offers a promising landscape for conducting clinical trials. This blog post explores the key factors contributing to Brazil’s rise in clinical research management and highlights the opportunities and challenges associated with conducting trials in the country.

A Growing Clinical Research Landscape in Brazil


Brazil has recognized the significance of clinical research in addressing healthcare challenges and driving scientific progress. The government, research institutions, and industry stakeholders have made concerted efforts to promote and support clinical research activities. These efforts have resulted in increased investments, improved research infrastructure, and the establishment of collaborative networks, fostering a vibrant clinical research landscape in the country.


Supportive Regulatory Framework


Brazil has a well-established regulatory framework for clinical research, overseen by the National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA). The regulatory processes have been streamlined, allowing for efficient study approvals while maintaining stringent patient safety and data integrity standards. The implementation of good clinical practice (GCP) guidelines ensures high-quality research conduct, bolstering the credibility of clinical trial data generated in Brazil.


Diverse Patient Population


Brazil’s vast and diverse population provides researchers with a valuable resource for clinical trials. The country encompasses a wide range of ethnicities, genetic variations, and healthcare needs, enabling the study of diseases and interventions across diverse demographics. This diversity enhances the generalizability of research findings and contributes to the development of tailored healthcare solutions for specific subpopulations.


Robust Research Infrastructure


Brazil boasts a strong research infrastructure, including renowned academic institutions, research centers, and state-of-the-art medical facilities. The country has invested in research capacity building, fostering collaborations between researchers, healthcare providers, and industry sponsors. This infrastructure supports the conduct of clinical trials, ensuring adherence to international standards, efficient study execution, and reliable data generation.

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

Cost-Effectiveness and Competitiveness


Clinical research in Brazil offers cost advantages without compromising on quality. Compared to many developed countries, operational costs, such as site expenses, patient recruitment, and investigator fees, are lower in Brazil.


This cost-effectiveness, coupled with the country’s well-established research infrastructure, makes it an attractive destination for sponsors and Contract Research Organizations (CROs) seeking to optimize their research budgets while maintaining high standards of quality and compliance.


Collaboration and International Engagement


Brazil actively engages in international collaborations and partnerships, promoting knowledge exchange, capacity building, and scientific advancements. Collaborative efforts between Brazilian research institutions, industry sponsors, and international organizations facilitate access to global expertise, resources, and funding opportunities.


These partnerships also promote the adoption of best practices and enhance the quality and impact of clinical research conducted in Brazil.


Brazil’s clinical research management sector has experienced significant growth, supported by a supportive regulatory framework, diverse patient population, robust research infrastructure, cost-effectiveness, and collaborative networks. The country’s recognition of the importance of clinical research, coupled with strategic investments and partnerships, has propelled Brazil to the forefront of medical advancements.

Despite challenges such as ensuring ethical considerations, addressing regional disparities, and enhancing research capacity, Brazil remains committed to fostering a vibrant clinical research ecosystem. By sustaining collaboration, investing in infrastructure, and upholding regulatory standards, Brazil can continue to unlock its potential as a leading destination for clinical research management, driving innovation and benefiting both its population and the global healthcare community.

Clinical Research Management in Brazil


Cohortias the CRO of LATAM

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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.

Early Phase Trials

- First-in-Human Studies.
- Get to patients faster, no IND necessary.
- Valid data for FDA submission.

Rescue Studies

- Regain lost time and boost patient recruitment.
- We work alongside Global CROs to get studies back on track.
- More than 200 sites available.

Phase II & III Trials

- Full-Service Clinical Outsourcing.
- Proven infrastructure that can handle any trial.
- Local Regulatory Experts
- Wide network of sites and physicians.

Medical Devices

- A fast-track platform that will meet your timeline.
- We take care of everything, from shipping requirements all the way to data collection.
Clinical Research Management in Brazil

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Outsourcing Clinical Trials to Latin America

Unlock the advantages and opportunities of outsourcing clinical trials to Latin America. Diverse patient population, streamlined regulations, and cost-effectiveness

Lower Operating Costs

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.

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

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.

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

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.


  • Site Management

  • Data Management

  • Site Selection

  • Regulatory Submissions

  • Clinical Monitoring

  • Protocol Development


Beta Trials Platform

  • First-in-human studies

Medical Devices

  • Pilot and Pivotal Device Studies

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


  • Diabetes/Metabolic Syndromes
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Cardiovascular
  • Neurology
  • Respiratory
  • Oncology

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

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 Research Management in Brazil

We provide our services with offices in:

Colombia &

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
Clinical Research Management in Brazil

The Cohortias Team

Clinical Research Management in Brazil

As the largest South American Contract research Organization, we know the Advantages and Challenges Of the Region

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Clinical Research Management in Brazil

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