Using Imaging Biomarkers to Demonstrate Efficacy in Clinical Trials: Trends and Challenges
Interest in imaging biomarkers and their use in clinical trials has literally
exploded over the past several years. This is evidenced by the proliferation of
symposia and scientiﬁc conferences around the world that focus on this topic. The
National Institutes of Health and various international societies have formed
committees and launched ambitious initiatives to promote the area and advance
knowledge about the use of imaging biomarkers in clinical research.
Additionally, companies have emerged that specialize in this application of
imaging, and a unique service category is forming.