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Industry talks patient centricity in clinical trials

23-May-2016 - Last week, Medidata held a Twitter chat on patient centricity in clinical trials in which several industry professionals came together to talk about the challenges and opportunities of implementing patient focused practices. ...

Patient collaboration barriers and the 'willingness to iterate forever'

23-May-2016 - Patients must be more involved in trials according to ex Google Chief Health Strategist, who told sponsors and CROS that increasing engagement is key to moving forward.

Veeva launches product-specific cloud-based data management system

19-May-2016 - Veeva Systems has expanded its cloud-based software offering with a system that allows drug firms to manage product specific data.

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Clinical Trials Day: focusing on awareness, the ‘war on talent,’ and an industry-wide commitment

19-May-2016 - Clinical Trials Day celebrates the first randomized clinical trial conducted in May 1747 and the clinical research professionals that work in the industry more than 265 years later.

Clinical trial trends: wearables, social media top list

18-May-2016 - A recent survey identifies wearable technology and social media recruitment as the leading trends in clinical trials – and EHRs as a “major hurdle.”

Will Pfizer renew with Icon, Parexel? Analyst says yes

17-May-2016 - This month marks the renewal period for Pfizer’s contract research organizations’ Icon and Parexel, and while revenues have been declining, analysts believe the pharma giant will renew with both companies....

CRO performance tracking tool sets 'realistic expectations'

16-May-2016 - While the competitive market keeps CRO pricing in relative check, there hasn’t been an effective way to track CRO performance.

Bitcoin tech to improve clinical trial research transparency

16-May-2016 - In an effort to improve transparency in clinical trial research, two doctors created a system that coverts trial documents into a Bitcoin – an online equivalent of cash.

BioLife high on cell therapy opportunities for its media and logistics services

13-May-2016 - BioLife Solutions has partnered with transportation firm MNX and says it expects increased demand for its biologistics services as more cell therapies enter the clinic.

Glatt and Innopharma target India with integrated PAT offering

12-May-2016 - Innopharma has teamed up with Glatt to offer Indian drugmakers process analytical technology (PAT) tools it says can reduce costs and increase compliance.

Trakcel integrates cell therapy thawing tech in deal with Biocision

11-May-2016 - Thawing technology firm Biocision has partnered with cell therapy supply chain management software organization Trakcel.

Charles River: 2016 to be 'robust year'

11-May-2016 - After reporting a successful FY16, Charles River expects a successful new year driven by customer demand and enhanced strategic partnerships.

Almac launches pod for GDP, temperature-controlled shipping

10-May-2016 - The contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) launched its new Almac Pod™ service solution to safeguard customer’s products.

Aptuit acquires Kuecept, expands formulation services

10-May-2016 - Aptuit has acquired Kuecept to help meet demand for specialist drug pre-formulation, formulation prototyping, and formulation development services.

Biologics CDMO opens new facility in Research Triangle

10-May-2016 - The BioProcess Innovation Center is a new three-story, 62,000 square foot facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Data integration key to Quintiles, IMS merger success

05-May-2016 - The merger combines the two companies’ data sets in order to expedite clinical trials and has the potential to send “shockwaves” through the industry, says ISR president.

Marken preps for increased shipment volumes, expands capacity

04-May-2016 - Marken has announced an expansion of its third party service providers and customs brokers network to prepare for a “significant’ increase in drug, vaccine, API, and ancillary shipment volumes.

Parexel CFO talks earnings, new business

04-May-2016 - Parexel has announced its financial results for the third quarter of FY16, which remained strong in spite of the complexities associated with smaller clinical trials.

Placing quality and innovation at the heart of drug development

03-May-2016 - Next week, sponsors and CROs will gather in Princeton, New Jersey to discuss how integrating quality, innovation and collaboration can transform the clinical trial process, bringing medicines to patients in...

Quintiles, IMS Health merge

03-May-2016 - Quintiles and IMS Health have merged to form Quintiles IMS Holdings, effectively creating one of the world’s largest healthcare information portfolios.

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Pall: Bioprocessing's future is made of virtual reality

27-Apr-2016 - Pall Corporation has embraced a virtual reality platform to showcase some of its bioprocessing systems at industry shows.

Clinerion patient recruitment system selected as official service for ICN members

20-Apr-2016 - The International Clinical Trial Center Network (ICN) adopts Clinerion's patient recruitment system as an official service to help its members speed trail startup.

Pace of change in CRO industry increasing, says ISR

19-Apr-2016 - More funding from capital investments and higher outsourcing levels are increasing the pace of change in the CRO industry, says ISR president. 

Evotec has been contracted to manage candidate APIs by Pierre Fabre

19-Apr-2016 - Evotec has been hired to manage candidate drug compounds by French privately-owned pharmaceutical firm Pierre Fabre.

Celgene to commercialize Juno CD19 program

12-Apr-2016 - Celgene has exercised its option to develop and commercialize therapeutic antibody candidates that target CD19 - a protein found on cancerous B cells - in a deal with Juno therapeutics....

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