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Clinerion talks 'technically groundbreaking' patient recruitment system

23-Aug-2017 - Clinerion recently filed a patent for its “anonymized identification” (ANID) technology, the use of which avoids possible privacy concerns associated with electronic patient data, says CEO.  

Allscripts, Elligo partner to bring CRO-managed trials to clinicians

22-Aug-2017 - The combined offering leverages Elligo’s infrastructure and services to enable Allscripts physicians to participate as study investigators in contract research organization-managed (CRO) clinical trials. 

CRO market: backlog growth ‘pretty remarkable,’ says analyst

17-Aug-2017 - Contract research organization (CRO) earnings reports have been filing in over the past few weeks – and as a group, performance was positive following concerns around slowing outsourcing trends.

Clinerion files patent for anonymized patient identification tech

16-Aug-2017 - Clinerion has filed a patent for a technology that matches anonymized records with corresponding hospital medical records to identify potential clinical trial participants.

Evotec completes Aptuit acquisition

16-Aug-2017 - Evotec has completed its previously announced acquisition of Aptuit and has updated its financial targets for the year.

Clinical research site company adds postoperative pain expertise to roster

15-Aug-2017 - Evolution Research Group has acquired Endeavor Clinical Trials in response to customer demand for postoperative pain studies.

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Sekisui XenoTech adds new in vitro drug development test systems

15-Aug-2017 - The global contract research organization (CRO) Sekisui XenoTech, LLC has two new test systems to its in vitro drug development product offering.

ARG aims to mitigate sponsor pitfalls in rare disease research

14-Aug-2017 - Atlantic Research Group (ARG) has formed a strategic advisory board to address the challenges of rare disease research  and mitigate sponsor pitfalls.

Reprocell grows cell and tissue-based services in Scotland

11-Aug-2017 - Human tissue-focused products and services firm Reprocell Europe has opened headquarters in Glasgow, Scotland, which it says will boost business and create jobs.

Externalization tech facilitates sponsor, CRO collaboration

10-Aug-2017 - Certara has added externalization technology to its D360 scientific informatics platform to expedite collaboration between sponsors and their research partners.

PRA acquires Symphony Health Solutions for $530m

10-Aug-2017 - PRA Health Sciences has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Symphony Health Solutions Corporation for $530m as the industry increasingly looks to garner insight from real world data.

SGS expands capacity at Lincolnshire, IL-based lab

09-Aug-2017 - The analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider is increasing capacity and adding staff to meet demand.

Keeping pace? Medpace anticipates growth, continues investment

08-Aug-2017 - Medpace stresses a continued investment in human resources as it anticipates growth and further opportunities from the small- and mid-sized biopharma market.

LabCorp, CGI join Thermo Fisher program as pharma pipeline fuels companion diagnostics industry

07-Aug-2017 - The laboratories will participate in oncology-focused clinical trials as the program’s preferred partners and will be among the first to access Thermo Fisher’s pipeline of novel platforms and assays....

WIRB-Copernicus Group acquires eConsent tech

07-Aug-2017 - WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) has acquired eConsent technology to help clinical trial volunteers – and their families – make more informed decisions, says CEO.

Clinerion adds 4.5m patients to recruitment platform

03-Aug-2017 - Başkent University’s hospital cluster has joined Clinerion’s Patient Recruitment System (PRS) Platform, expanding sponsor access to potential clinical trial participants.

Evotec: vision of a one-stop-partner 'closer than ever before'

02-Aug-2017 - Evotec AG has acquired Aptuit for $300m as CRO consolidation continues – bringing innovative products forward faster and at a lower cost, says CEO.

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CRO PharPoint Research expands consulting services

02-Aug-2017 - PharPoint Research, Inc. has established a dedicated consulting division as it expands its services in response to growing client demand.

CMC Biologics, Trellis sign long-term agreement to advance mAbs

02-Aug-2017 - CMC Biologics and Trellis Bioscience have entered into a manufacturing agreement for the process development and production of two of Trellis’ monoclonal antibodies (mAbs).

STA: merger with WuXi division follows single source contract provider trend

01-Aug-2017 - STA Pharmaceutical has merged with WuXi AppTec’s Pharmaceutical Development Services (PDS) to create a “more complete and integrated platform.”

Icon focused on smooth transition, minimal turnover, says CEO on Mapi acquisition

01-Aug-2017 - Integration of the Mapi Group has been initiated, Icon CEO Steve Cutler says, as the company looks to support customers facing increased pressure to demonstrate product value and safety.

Chiltern acquisition improves competitiveness of offerings, says Covance CEO

31-Jul-2017 - LabCorp has acquired Chiltern for $1.2bn to create a global contract research organization (CRO) with more than 20,000 employees.

EMA revises guideline on first-in-human clinical trials

27-Jul-2017 - The adapted guideline stresses a sponsor’s responsibility to define the uncertainty associated with the medicines tested in clinical trials.

Icon acquires Mapi Group, ups financial guidances

27-Jul-2017 - Icon plc is expanding its commercialization offerings through its has acquisition of Mapi Group, a global research company.

Patient iP's clinical trial matching solution tops 14m patient records

26-Jul-2017 - Patient iP has been growing its Connected Site Network over the past two years – as it aims to curate one of the largest patient-centric, longitudinal clinical data sets in the world,...

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