11-Feb-2016 - The US FDA has ordered CTI BioPharma to halt a Phase III trial of a cancer drug candidate after patients died from “intracranial hemorrhage, cardiac failure and cardiac arrest.”
11-Feb-2016 - Under the President’s FY 17 proposed budget request, the FDA would receive $2.743bn in budget authority appropriations – and many are frustrated with the lack of funding.
10-Feb-2016 - The global healthcare CRO market is expected to reach $45.2bn by 2022, according to a report by Grand View Research.
05-Feb-2016 - Quanterix claims the updated version of its Simoa immunoassay platform allows biopharma researchers to study diseases in more detail than ever before.
03-Feb-2016 - Sanofi Pasteur has launched a Zika vaccine project, levering its experience in developing vaccines for similar viruses, as the US government pushes for “intensified research.”
02-Feb-2016 - Researchers have developed a microbioreactor that enables cultured liver cells to be used as test samples, instead of animals.
02-Feb-2016 - Mid-sized CRO ClinTec says it plans to grow considerably over the next 18 months with the addition of a new COO and CMO being the first step.
01-Feb-2016 - PRA Health Sciences will launch a recruitment and education drive for trials in the UK this spring in collaboration with advertising agency DJM Pan Unlimited.
27-Jan-2016 - The clinical trial industry has braved almost two feet of snow to attend this year's Clinical Research & Operations Worldwide Network (CROWN) Congress in Philadelphia. And Outsourcing-Pharma braved the cold...
27-Jan-2016 - CROs have been experiencing increased pressure to implement risk-based monitoring (RBM), and while adoption has been slow, it is gaining speed, say speakers at CROWN Congress.
25-Jan-2016 - Clinical trial participants willingly put themselves at risk, so a committee is proposing that data sharing be mandated before manuscript publication is considered.
25-Jan-2016 - New information, including Bial’s clinical protocol document have emerged over the past week, providing new insight into the Biotrial tragedy.
21-Jan-2016 - India has 16% of the world’s population, 20% of the disease burden, and has contributed to less than 1.4% of global clinical trials, but the country is looking to fix this imbalance.
20-Jan-2016 - Parexel has acquired a life sciences strategy consulting firm as it continues to build on its existing portfolio.
18-Jan-2016 - A study halted in France after one volunteer died and others were injured differs markedly from the disastrous “elephant man” trial that hospitalized six in the UK in 2006 according to the MHRA....
18-Jan-2016 - On Friday, the French Minister of Health addressed the public pledging to provide answers after one man was declared clinically dead as the result of a clinical trial gone wrong.
15-Jan-2016 - A clinical trial being run by Biotrial has been suspended after six serious adverse events.
14-Jan-2016 - Calibr and Pfizer have entered into a global strategic collaboration to develop novel antibody-based therapeutic agents to treat heart failure.
14-Jan-2016 - India’s CRO industry is playing catch-up to the generic and manufacturing sectors, according to the departing CEO of one of the largest players, Syngene.
13-Jan-2016 - Higher quality data could convince pharma firms to pay to trial generic drugs for new indications say researchers calling for diclofenac to be studied as a cancer treatment.
07-Jan-2016 - In 2016 clinical trial and real-world data will become increasingly important in the decision to prescribe medicine, Parexel President and COO Mark Goldberg told Outsourcing-Pharma.com.
07-Jan-2016 - Experts agree that CROs will be more connected in 2016, however limitations – and hesitations – still surround remote based monitoring.
06-Jan-2016 - About 2% of researchers admit to data manipulation, but this figure may be much higher and a new method is being sought to detect flawed data.
06-Jan-2016 - The global clinical trial management system (CTMS) market is expected to grow 14% over a five-year period hitting an almost $2bn valuation by 2019, according to a new market report.
05-Jan-2016 - Mergers among Big Pharma companies will continue into 2016 leaving strategic CRO partnerships at risk, according to a report from PwC.