Updated on 18 September 2013
Therapeutic focus areas
The respondents of the survey further reveal that the top therapeutic focus areas in Asia Pacific are oncology (63 percent), cardiovascular diseases (23 percent) and central nervous system (22 percent). The results are in broad agreement with the previous therapeutic focus area trends captured by BioSpectrum Asia-CMR as part of the Annual BioSpectrum Asia -CMR Asia Pacific Annual Survey of the Clinical and Contract Research Organizations.
The latest survey indicates that CROs are focused on a wide-range of therapeutic research areas including metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, diabetes, hematology, anti infectives, endocrinology, and inflammation among others.