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CRF Health receives FDA clearance for next-gen wireless glucometer

19-Jan-2017 - The next-generation wireless glucometer provides rapid testing results on the company’s eCOA platform for clinical trials.

Final Rule 'modernizes' protections for clinical trial participants

19-Jan-2017 - The HHS issued a final rule updating outdated regulations to provide enhanced protection for clinical research participants – and the FDA may follow suit.

CROS NT: India an 'important and strategic market'

18-Jan-2017 - CROS NT has opened a new office in Bangalore, India as it looks to expand its clinical, regulatory, and data services lines to meet client demand.


The rise of 'technology-enabled' clinical research companies

17-Jan-2017 - Technology is catapulting clinical trials into a 'new era' as scientific breakthroughs bring new opportunities to an industry that has traditionally lacked innovation.

Poor provider engagement drives low patient recruitment, says Tufts

16-Jan-2017 - Poor communication between healthcare providers and clinical research professionals is contributing to low recruitment rates, according to a recent study by Tufts.

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LabCorp to acquire Mount Sinai assets

12-Jan-2017 - The asset acquisition adds seven patient service centers to LabCorps’ network of 120 patient service centers in the metropolitan New York City area.

Drug formulary looks to accelerate clinical trial start up

12-Jan-2017 - The “NCI Formulary” enables investigators to obtain investigational agents for testing in new preclinical or clinical studies.

Parexel: taking steps to reduce costs with company-wide restructuring

11-Jan-2017 - Parexel’s restructuring plan to ‘simplify the organization’ will include eliminating an undisclosed amount of positions as the CRO looks to save on costs.

Pharmaron acquires Xceleron as it looks to provide 'end-to-end' services

11-Jan-2017 - Pharmaron’s acquisition of Xceleron further supports early discovery, preclinical and clinical development with expanded radiolabeled sciences capabilities.

Clinerion aims for 50m patients by Q2 2017 as it enters South America

10-Jan-2017 - iHealth Group of Brazil has joined Clinerion’s Patient Recruitment System platform as its first installation in South America while the company looks to expand in other developing markets in 2017.

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Cerveau to develop Merck imaging agent for Alzheimer's Tau tangles

10-Jan-2017 - In an exclusive licensing agreement with Merck & Co Inc (MSD), Cerveau will take on development of the firm’s investigative PET imaging agent up to Phase III trials for Alzheimer’s...

What can CROs and CMOs expect in 2017?

10-Jan-2017 - From a new administration under president-elect Donald Trump, to continued consolidation, the CRO and CMO industry can expect accelerated change – good or bad – says PCI Synthesis.

Worldwide Clinical Trials to support Ph III trial for Renova Therapeutics

09-Jan-2017 - Worldwide Clinical Trials will support the full scope of Renova Therapeutics Phase III trial for its lead gene therapy product candidate, says the CRO.

Top CRO M&A activity of 2016

22-Dec-2016 - As 2016 comes to a close, looks back at some of the major mergers and acquisitions from the past year.

CRO turnover remains high, says report

21-Dec-2016 - Turnover in the US for clinical monitoring jobs at contract research organizations (CROs) has remained high despite efforts to increase salaries, according to a recent report.

'Site-less CRO' model looks to evolve clinical trials

20-Dec-2016 - Center Point Clinical Services has launched what it is calling the “world's first site-less, technology CRO.” 

QuintilesIMS Institute: global drug market to reach $1.5tn in 2021

15-Dec-2016 - Total spending on medicines is expected to reach $1.5 trillion by 2021, up 33% from 2016 – with historical amounts of new medicines emerging from the pipeline, according to a recent...

INC Research moving headquarters, creating 550 new jobs

14-Dec-2016 - Earlier this week, INC Research announced its intent to expand at its headquarters in Wake County, creating 550 jobs over the next several years as part of a $37.9m investment.

Needle-free Zika vaccine shows promise in clinical trial

07-Dec-2016 - As part of its collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the DNA vaccine clinical trial for the Zika virus, PharmaJet is providing its Stratis Needle-Free device and...

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Hamlet Pharma partners with European CRO, Neox Clinical Research

07-Dec-2016 - Hamlet Pharma has signed an agreement with Neox Clinical Research to advance the company’s Phase II bladder cancer study in Prague, Czech Republic.

Almac, inVentiv announce strategic partnership

07-Dec-2016 - Almac Clinical Technologies, part of the Almac Group, has announced a strategic partnership with the contract research organization (CRO) inVentiv Health.

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UK CRO Ergomed buys out competing Pharmacovigilance firm in Prague for £6.8m

06-Dec-2016 - UK based clinical research organization (CRO), Ergomed, has bought out the Czech PharmInvent as a ‘bolt on’ to its own pharmacovigilance subsidiary, PrimeVigilance. 

CRF Health: Romania investment part of growth strategy

05-Dec-2016 - CRF Health is investing in a new office location and workforce in Romania as it continues to expand its product and service portfolio.

New LabConnect data integration services to streamline clinical trials

05-Dec-2016 - Global central laboratory and early development services provider, LabConnect, has launched a new data integration service to help streamline data collection and management for sponsors.

'SkunkWeeks' venture seeks to speed time to market

30-Nov-2016 - IDEA Pharma and Mass Innovation Labs have announced a new collaboration aimed at changing the way the pharma industry approaches innovation.

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