20-May-2013 - CRO Harlan Laboratories has more than doubled the number of isolators at its Indianapolis and Livermore, Calif., research facilities to meet client demand for immunocompromised animal models.
20-May-2013 - Although preclinical work for CROs has fallen flat in recent quarters, Covance is looking to take advantage of the industry’s shift to early biologic developments and lead optimization.
16-May-2013 - Proposed UK “animal research” labelling laws may backfire if improvements in culture-based toxicology testing continue, according to in vitro CRO Cyprotex.
14-May-2013 - Research Pharmaceutical Services' (RPS) former chief information officer (CIO) claims he was unfairly dismissed after discovering the CRO was unlawfully storing potential employees' personal data.
07-May-2013 - MedPharm has opened a new laboratory in response to high demand for its preclinical dermatological services.
29-Apr-2013 - Icon’s first quarter FY2013 revenue increased 26% year on year, besting analysts’ expectations and resulting in a nearly 7% increase in the company’s stock price.
18-Apr-2013 - A man has been given a custodial sentence by a court in Edinburgh, UK after being found guilty of altering preclinical trial data.
16-Apr-2013 - Covance says anticipated future demand across the Asia Pacific region drove the latest expansion of its services in Singapore.
10-Apr-2013 - An uptick in the outsourcing of preclinical trials is expected as pharmaceutical companies look to restructure and cut costs, but that increase won't necessarily begin in 2013, according to an analyst.
10-Apr-2013 - Early phase clinical trial provider CPR Pharma Services has expanded its bioanalytical offerings with a ligand-binding assay service for its clients developing large molecules such as biologics, monoclonal antibodies and...
10-Apr-2013 - Crown Bioscience and Horizon Discovery have teamed up to develop more accurate preclinical models for the development of personalized medicines.
10-Apr-2013 - Preclinical CRO Absorption Systems has partnered with Indian consulting firm Synerzys Lifecare to promote the benefits of BCS testing to the country's generic drugmakers.
26-Mar-2013 - Canada-based CRO Nordion paid $22.5 million last week to settle a lawsuit by Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories claiming Nordion breached its lab services agreement.
25-Mar-2013 - Bidders for DNA-sequencing equipment maker Life Technologies may not have to pay too much more than its current market value of $64 per share, or about $11B, according to an...
19-Mar-2013 - The ‘R&D’ reorganisation announced by AstraZeneca yesterday will impact manufacturing and commercial operations as well drug development activities.
19-Mar-2013 - Fraudulent manipulation of preclinical trial data is rare and the regulations that cover this type of research do not need to be revised according to the UK MHRA.
19-Mar-2013 - The UK’s CCRA (Clinical Contract Research Association) says the number of Phase 1 clinical trials in the UK has “decreased substantially” since 2003 and is likely to be further diminished...
18-Mar-2013 - Pennsylvania-based Calvert Laboratories and Particle Sciences are combining their expertise in preclinical drug development to provide clients with more streamlined options.
07-Mar-2013 - WuXi PharmaTech has expanded its partnership with Open Monoclonal Technology (OMT) to use its transgenic rats and mice in China and other Asian countries.
04-Mar-2013 - Contract drug developer Particle Sciences has recently chosen China-based CRO Crystal Pharmatech to analyse the bioavailability and material properties of its developing compounds, and the collaboration may turn into a...
26-Feb-2013 - Ireland-based CRO Icon unveiled higher than expected revenue and backlog increases in 2012 when compared to 2011, and the company expects even stronger results in 2013.
21-Feb-2013 - CiToxLAB says strong revenue growth in 2012 was due to a new global status following its acquisition of Lab Research.
18-Feb-2013 - Merck & Co and Lycera have signed a preclinical research deal that could be worth up to $300m if certain milestones are met.
14-Feb-2013 - PPD has expanded its central lab testing services at its Brussels and Singapore labs and will offer additional services in microbiology, peripheral blood mononuclear cell and molecular pathology services.
29-Jan-2013 - GenScript says the chance to expand into Asia is the drive for taking its drug delivery platform out on the road.