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Guideline created for 'transparent and complete' clinical trial reporting

24-Oct-2016 - Researchers have developed a new international guideline to help standardize how clinical trial study results are reported.

PPD to support biologics, inhalation products at expanded lab

21-Oct-2016 - PPD has added 4,300 square feet of new laboratory space for analytical testing of biopharmaceuticals and inhalation devices to the company’s Athlone, Ireland-based GMP facility.

QuintilesIMS awarded for site relationship work

21-Oct-2016 - The Society for Clinical Research Sites  recently awarded QuintilesIMS with the 2016 Eagle Award , which recognizes contract research organizations (CRO) and sponsors focusing on site relationships.

Virtual clinical research company seeks to bring clinical trials in-home, secures $31m

20-Oct-2016 - Science 37 has raised $31m in Series B financing to support its end-to-end decentralized clinical trial services and technology platform.

How can patient-generated health data be best delivered?

20-Oct-2016 - Validic and Sutter Health are collaborating on a federal pilot project that seeks to determine how patient-generated health data can be best delivered to researchers.

FDA collaborating with RBM software provider to enhance trial oversight

20-Oct-2016 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has signed an agreement with CluePoints to "further explore" a data-driven approach to quality oversight in clinical trials.

CRO Metrion looks to 'significantly build the value' of its work

18-Oct-2016 - Metrion has invested in new laboratories, equipment, and staff, as part of the companies continued growth strategy to form strategic alliances and add "additional breadth."

FDA awards 21 new clinical trial research grants

18-Oct-2016 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has awarded 21 new clinical trial research grants totaling more than $23m over the next four years.

Private equity snags another CRO, Premier Research

17-Oct-2016 - Premier Research has become the most recent contract research organization (CRO) to receive funding from private equity as the industry looks for "like-minded" partners for the long run.

Biotrial: transparency key as CRO moves forward in US

12-Oct-2016 - Biotrial looks to run 50 clinical trials per year at its new US-based facility as it says group activities are up – with the exception of Ph I activities in France.

Biotrial opens headquarters in North America

11-Oct-2016 - The French contract research organization, Biotrial, has opened a new Phase I unit designed for early development studies in North America.

Advisory group formed to improve site engagement

11-Oct-2016 - With 40% of sites dropping out of clinical trials, the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) has launched a clinical trial Site Advisory Group (SAG) as the industry works to...

Medical device CRO expands footprint to meet growing demand

11-Oct-2016 - IMARC Research, an Ohio-based contract research organization (CRO), has expanded its footprint in the medical device market with a new office in Minneapolis, MN.

Companies respond to EMA's efforts to release clinical trial data

10-Oct-2016 - The EMA recently appealed  two interim orders made by the President of the General Court of the European Union (EU) to suspend the release of clinical trial documents.

Smart injector allows for in-home injections

10-Oct-2016 - QuiO has raised $1.05m to develop its real-time adherence monitoring solution for injectable therapies – a device which could allow CROs to monitor injection events remotely. 

PCT 2016

Clinical trial professionals gather in Boston for PCT 2016

06-Oct-2016 - This week is in Boston, MA, where the industry has gathered at PCT 2016 to discuss clinical trials outsourcing, procurement, operations, and innovation in clinical development.

NEJM challenge seeks to demonstrate clinical trial data sharing's potential

05-Oct-2016 - Clinical trial data sharing continues to be a contentious topic in the industry, so in an attempt to demonstrate its potential, the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is sponsoring...

Facing the 'war on talent' at the university level

05-Oct-2016 - Medidata is partnering at the university level in order to educate the next generation  of clinical researchers – as "the 'war on talent' is real," says company president....

CRF Health looks to aerospace industry with COO appointment

04-Oct-2016 - CRF Health has appointed Jamie Moss as Chief Operating Officer (COO), an aerospace industry veteran who hopes to challenge company paradigms in his new position.

Quintiles, IMS merger completed

03-Oct-2016 - IMS Health has completed its merger with Quintiles, forming QuintilesIMS – one of the world’s largest healthcare information portfolios.

Quotient Clinical expands data sciences capability

03-Oct-2016 - Quotient Clinical has expanded its data sciences capabilities to support growing requirements for data and scientific expertise as studies become more complex.

Charles River strategic partnership to populate R&D pipeline, shorten timelines

03-Oct-2016 - As part of the company’s continued growth, Charles River’s recent partnership with The Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute (Tri-I TDI) will work to accelerate drug development.

Venn Life Sciences eyes continued growth after 'impressive hike' in revenues

03-Oct-2016 - With several systems and process improvement initiatives underway, the growing contract research organization (CRO), Venn Life Sciences, continues to look for earnings enhancing opportunities, says CEO.

MedPharm opens US facility in Research Triangle

29-Sep-2016 - MedPharm’s new US-based subsidiary, MP Pharma Services, has opened in Research Park Tringle to serve the growing global dermatology market.

Over 1,000 Chinese NDAs rejected due to 'fabricated or incomplete clinical trial data'

28-Sep-2016 - The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has withdrawn 1,184 drug registration applications following a recent yearlong government investigation into clinical trials in the country.

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