A new report compiled in the wake of the drug trial scandal, which
left six men fighting for their lives, has re-iterated the call for
scientists to proceed with extreme caution when testing such drugs
in the future.
Avalon Pharmaceuticals and ChemDiv have revealed details on a
collaboration in which the two companies are to engage in drug
discovery in the oncology sector focusing on small molecules as a
basis for therapeutic development.
Outourcing-Pharma focus on: FDA clinical trial initiatives
Despite looming threats from cheap Asian competitors, European
contract research organisations (CROs) still have a fighting chance
in the global R&D outsourcing market, according to a report by
research analysts Frost & Sullivan.
Parexel has linked arms with Synchron to cement itself in India for
the first time - joining the growing number of contract research
organisations (CRO) that are being lured to the region through the
promise of cost savings.
PRA International has been busy implementing an advanced data
management system as part of a number of new internal measures
aimed at improving operating efficiency and cutting the costs of
As clinical trial activity in the Asia Pacific region continues to
boom, Novotech, the largest Australian owned contract research
organisation (CRO) has presented a checklist to help pharma firms
minimise risk when choosing a partner.
Data management solutions provider Phase Forward used the recent
Drug Information Association (DIA) to unveil a new programme
tailored to help clinical research organizations (CROs) of all
sizes optimise their eClinical profitability.