US outsourcing company Covance has announced it is to open a
central laboratory in China in order to meet the growing demand for
clinical trials conducted in the region and has expanded its
capabilities in Texas.
Charles River Laboratories confirmed it is persevering in its
intention to focus on its preclinical and Phase I businesses while
abandoning its late stage development services, during a conference
earlier this month.
There are currently three key market trends that play to Parexel's
strengths and one of them is the globalisation of clinical trials,
the company's CEO claimed during a healthcare conference earlier
Covance was nothing but optimistic about the future of contract
research organisations (CROs) during a JPMorgan healthcare
conference held last week, despite a slowdown in R&D spending
over the past year.
Two companies have gone a step further to capture a bigger chunk of
the budding eClinical market by offering a new integrated solution
for pharma companies who continue to move away from paper toward
electronic reporting in clinical...
Quintiles has teamed up with practices group Onmark to create a
national clinical trial network comprised of Onmark members - a
move that could help the CRO cope with increasing patient
recruitment issues in the US.