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News from DIA 2011

The Outsourcing-pharma team went to the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2011 conference in Chicago, US to cover all the breaking drug industry news and trends and speak with key pharmaceutical industry movers and shakers.

Quintiles launches silo busting data management platform at DIA

29-Jun-2011 - CRO Quintiles chose DIA 2011 to launch its new Infosario clinical trial data and information management system which, it says, will ‘bust’ the information silos that hamper the research process.

Celerion talks about research sector in South America

28-Jun-2011 - US CRO Celerion gained Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency (Agência Nacional de Vigilancia Sanitaria ANVISA) approval for its bioanalysis labs in Lincoln, Nebraska and in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

PRA reflects on data and information management at DIA

27-Jun-2011 - PRA International says that the adoption of new industry standards is changing how the research sector approaches data and information management and is creating opportunities for the use of innovative...

Medidata to add SaaS CTMS through Clinical Force buy

23-Jun-2011 - Medidata is to buy Clinical Force in a move that will add SaaS CTMS capabilities to its eClinical suite.

DSA talks social media in pharma at DIA 2011

23-Jun-2011 - Social media can play a role in ensuring that medicines are safe, but regulatory input is needed according to the Drug Safety Alliance (DSA).

Vendor info sharing positions trials for success; consultant

22-Jun-2011 - Sponsors should bring together vendors before a trial begins and have them share information and experiences that will make the project successful, said a consultant at DIA.

Firecrest's site performance software goes mobile

21-Jun-2011 - Firecrest Clinical has launched a mobile version of its site management and training platform, citing investigator demand for ‘trial in your hand solutions’ and sponsor demand for increased research efficiency.

UBC forms new biz to meet clients changing R&D needs

21-Jun-2011 - UBC has combined two business units in response to shifts in R&D and is lining up takeovers to expand reach and capabilities.

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