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As a leading CRO in LATAM, we specialize in supporting clinical trials throughout the region. Our extensive experience and broad network of clinical sites enable us to execute trials with speed and efficiency, ensuring high patient recruitment and retention rates.

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia – Cohortias the CRO of LATAM

In the quest to unlock medical breakthroughs and pioneer innovative treatments, clinical trials stand as the cornerstone of scientific advancement. Colombia, a nation of rich culture and diverse landscapes, has emerged as a compelling hub for successful clinical trials.

This blog explores the factors that have propelled Colombia into the limelight of medical research, highlighting its robust healthcare infrastructure, regulatory prowess, patient diversity, and collaborative spirit.

A Regulatory Framework that Fosters Excellence: At the heart of Colombia’s success in clinical trials lies a well-structured and transparent regulatory framework. The Colombian National Food and Drug Surveillance Institute (INVIMA) diligently oversees clinical trials, ensuring they adhere to rigorous international standards. This regulatory environment promotes safety, ethical considerations, and meticulous data collection, creating a solid foundation for successful trials.

Diverse and Accessible Patient Pool: Colombia’s population is a mosaic of ethnicities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and genetic profiles. This diversity is a goldmine for clinical trials, enabling researchers to draw conclusions that are both robust and globally applicable. The accessibility of patients in urban and rural settings expedites recruitment and enriches the pool of potential trial participants.

Leading Healthcare Infrastructure: Colombia has made remarkable strides in developing a state-of-the-art healthcare infrastructure. Cutting-edge hospitals, research centers, and specialized facilities provide the ideal backdrop for conducting trials across a spectrum of medical fields. This infrastructure, combined with advanced medical technologies, elevates the quality of trials and contributes to their overall success.

Collaboration Driven by Vision: The success of clinical trials in Colombia is further bolstered by a collaborative spirit that spans academia, industry, and governmental bodies. Public-private partnerships facilitate knowledge exchange, resource sharing, and the integration of innovative technologies. This collaborative approach accelerates research timelines and amplifies the impact of trial results.

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

Cost-Effectiveness and Competitive Advantage: Conducting clinical trials in Colombia offers a compelling cost advantage without compromising on quality. Lower operational costs, from patient recruitment to site management, make it an attractive destination for sponsors seeking to optimize their research budgets. This cost-effectiveness, combined with the country’s regulatory excellence, contributes to the successful execution of trials.

Empowering Patient-Centric Practices: Colombia’s commitment to ethical considerations and patient rights is a cornerstone of its clinical trial success. Researchers and sponsors prioritize a patient-centric approach, building trust and fostering engagement. This approach results in higher patient retention rates, improved data quality, and a stronger foundation for medical progress.

Innovation Across Therapeutic Areas: Clinical trials in Colombia span a diverse array of therapeutic areas, ranging from oncology and cardiology to infectious diseases and rare disorders. This breadth of research not only addresses critical medical challenges but also positions Colombia as a hub of innovation that contributes to global healthcare advancements.

Translational Research and Global Impact: Colombia’s success in clinical trials extends beyond its borders. The nation’s commitment to translational research ensures that trial findings are seamlessly translated into clinical practice, benefiting patients not just within Colombia but around the world. The impact of Colombia’s research reverberates across international medical communities, offering new hope and treatment avenues for patients everywhere.


Colombia’s journey in the realm of clinical trials is a testament to its unwavering commitment to medical progress and patient well-being. With a robust regulatory framework, diverse patient population, advanced healthcare infrastructure, collaborative ethos, and patient-centric practices, Colombia has become a frontrunner in successful clinical trial execution.

Each trial conducted within its borders unveils new dimensions of medical knowledge, solidifying the nation’s role in shaping the future of healthcare. As the world watches Colombia’s ascent in medical research, it is clear that this vibrant nation is leaving an indelible mark on the global map of scientific innovation.

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

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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.
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- Proven infrastructure that can handle any trial.
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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

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.

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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.

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

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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

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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.

Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

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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
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Successful Clinical Trials in Colombia

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