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PPD combines rare disease and pediatrics in new 'Center of Excellence'

The new center of excellence provides PPD clients with a team dedicated to clinical studies in rare disease and pediatric patient populations.


Icon: PRO instruments to improve endpoints for antibacterial drug trials

Icon and the FDA are continuing development of new antibacterial treatments as part of a research project dating back to 2012.

Metrion ion channel CRO teams up with HTS specialist Assay.Works

Metrion has partnered with Assay.Works for an exchange of ion channels and high-throughput screening (HTS) services for drug discovery.

Pharmaron acquires clinical CRO

Pharmaron has acquired a majority stake in Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories Clinical Pharmacology Center, continuing its strategy of becoming a full service R&D service provider.

Rare disease day 2017

Infographic: Rare disease research

Approximately 400 clinical trials in a rare disease condition are currently registered on – on Rare Disease Day 2017, examines the numbers.

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