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Payment tech automates reimbursements to clinical trial sites

20-Jul-2016 - The end-to-end reimbursement tool from Medidata uses clinical trial data to calculate costs and make payments to investigative sites in real time, all in the cloud.

Report: Congress needs to update human research regulations

19-Jul-2016 - Ethical principles for conducting research involving humans were originally detailed in 1978 – today, a new report is urging Congress to make updates to the decades old document.

Parexel CFO resigns; may be heading to Germany-based firm

18-Jul-2016 - Parexel has confirmed that CFO Ingo Bank has resigned a little over three years after joining the US contract research organisation (CFO).


Juno trial restart positive, but CAR-T sector still on a learning curve says TxCell

15-Jul-2016 - The US FDA’s decision to let Juno Therapeutics restart its JCAR015 trial is positive, but the CAR-T sector must learn from safety and efficacy findings says French biotech TxCell.

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Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim collaborating on clinical trial

14-Jul-2016 - Eli Lilly and Company and Boehringer Ingelheim have announced that they are collaborating on a clinical trial in metastatic breast cancer.


Juno set to resume cancer trial after FDA hold removed

13-Jul-2016 - Juno Therapeutics has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration has removed the clinical hold on its Phase II clinical trial of JCAR015.

ABC Labs unified under newly formed EAG Laboratories

13-Jul-2016 - The independent lab network has combined 11 of its brands, including ABC Laboratories, to reside under a single company in order to “leverage cross functional capabilities,” says CEO.

Juno submits 'Complete Response' to FDA following 3 deaths in ph II trial

12-Jul-2016 - The FDA has placed on clinical hold on Juno’s Ph II clinical trial of JCAR015 following the death of two patients last week and will “continue to work” to ensure...

Pluristem poised for US cell therapy trial after contracting CRO

12-Jul-2016 - Pluristem has said it will begin a US trial of a cell therapy for people lacking bone marrow this year after hiring a CRO.

DIA 2016

DZS Clinical: software upgrade improves data transparency

30-Jun-2016 - DZS Clinical Services launched its enhanced ClinPlus 3.1 eClinical software at DIA 2016 this week in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

DIA 2016

BYOD in clinical trials to gain traction with 'skyrocket' in ePRO adoption

30-Jun-2016 - As electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) become more prevalent, the adoption of Bring Your Own Device in clinical trials “won’t be far behind,” says Bracket.

Icon expands into gov’t sponsored research

30-Jun-2016 - Icon’s acquisition of Clinical Research Management (ClinicalRM) expands its presence in the government sponsored research market.

New Veeva system combines CTMS and eTMF in the cloud

29-Jun-2016 - Veeva Systems has introduced Veeva Vault CTMS, a new application that brings together information, documentation, and processes in the cloud.

DIA 2016

endpoint releases new global supply management tool

28-Jun-2016 - endpoint has introduced its new clinical supply management tool DRIVE, which enables interactive response technology (IRT) functionality for non-IRT and investigator-sponsored trials.

Charles River acquires analytical CRO

28-Jun-2016 - Charles River Laboratories has acquired Blue Stream Laboratories, expanding the company’s biologic and biosimilar development capabilities.

DIA 2016

Welcome to Pharmadelphia: Outsourcing-Pharma goes to DIA 2016

27-Jun-2016 - Industry, academia, regulatory and government agencies, have flocked to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for this year's DIA... Outsourcing-Pharma brings you the best of the action.

Pfizer names inVentiv as 4th CRO

27-Jun-2016 - After much speculation, inVentiv Health has announced that it has been selected by Pfizer as one of its preferred partners.

Entirely remote online clinical trial has 'significant benefits'

23-Jun-2016 - The online clinical trial required no site visits for its sixty patients – all of whom were recruited through the social media platform , Facebook.

India to rewrite 75-year old drug laws with an eye on business, biologics and devices

23-Jun-2016 - India has withdrawn a proposed amendment to its drug laws after deciding a more extensive rewrite is needed to allow the effective regulation of biologics, regenerative medicines and clinical trials.

Quintiles 'Design Studio' to accelerate tech development

22-Jun-2016 - Quintiles has opened the global Solution Design Studio at its campus in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina.

Alcami enhances laboratory services at Wilmington, NC headquarters

21-Jun-2016 - Alcami has announced an upgrade to its laboratory service capabilities at the company’s Wilmington, NC-based headquarters.

Scancell stops dosing in long-term trial of cancer vaccine SCIB1

21-Jun-2016 - Scancell Holdings has stopped dosing in a long-term extension arm of a trial of its cancer vaccine SCIB1 after discovering the product is no longer within original specification.

Frenova launches startup acceleration program

20-Jun-2016 - Frenova Renal Research has launched its inaugural group of site businesses which comprise F1RST Up – a program designed to accelerate study startup by eliminating common administrative and contracting issues.

British CRO Concept Life Sciences expands into US

20-Jun-2016 - The expansion is a “natural progression” for the British contract research organization (CRO) who has officially launched its US offering after a successful pilot. 

WCG acquisition expands company's investigator/site database

15-Jun-2016 - The exclusive license agreement expands WCG’s clinical trial activation solution, which seeks to accelerate study start-up for sponsors and CROs.

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