New biogenerics law no goldmine for CROs
A potential new law mandating the running of clinical trials before
a "generic" biologic drug approval may seem like a potential
goldmine for contract research organisations (CROs), however, this
vision is premature.
MDS Pharma profit dips further into the red
MDS has reported a lower first-quarter profit for its Pharma
Services unit as a result of a regulatory probe of its operations.
Encorium Group and INC Research – Clinical contract news
Outsourcing-Pharma.com compiles the news that has featured in the
clinical contract community of late, involving Encorium Group and
Lawsuit looms for Parexel over drug trial disaster
Legal action could begin today against Parexel if the firm does not
come up with "an adequate proposal" to compensate the victims of
last years drug trial disaster in Northwick Park, London.
Australia, NZ regulators propose clinical trial assessment innovation
The joint drug regulatory bodies of Australia and New Zealand are
proposing a new scheme for assessing the risk of clinical trials.
GSK denies Russian drug trial allegations
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has denied allegations that some of its
vaccines have been tested illegally and against good clinical
practice (GCP) in children in Russia.
Asterand, Laureate Pharma, PPD and Kendle - People on the move
Asterand, Laureate Pharma, PPD and Kendle have all had people on
the move in the world of pharmaceutical outsourcing this past week.
PRA embarks on major restructure as profits dive
PRA has announced the closure of two facilities as part of a major
restructure as Q4 profits took a 55 per cent dive.
Pharmanet showing signs of progress
PharmaNet insists it is beginning to make progress in its attempt
to leave its early-phase troubles behind.
Does industry sponsorship influence drug trial results?
Clinical trials of potential breast cancer therapies are more
likely to report positive results if they are sponsored by pharma
companies, according to a new report.
PDL BioPharma, Synexus, Kendle, PharmaNet Development Group, MDS, Chiltern International and Laureate Pharma - People on the move
PDL BioPharma, Synexus, Kendle, PharmaNet Development Group, MDS,
Chiltern International and Laureate Pharma have all had people on
the move in the world of pharmaceutical outsourcing.
Clinical trials in India just got cheaper
India's budget finance minister has today announced a tax exemption
on all services carried out by its contract research and clinical
trials industry – a saving of 12.24 per cent.
eclinical movements news in brief
Outsourcing-Pharma tracks the latest eClinical movements, featuring
LifeTree eClinical, Medidata, Fast Track Systems, etrials and
Kendle in the red despite trade growth
Despite posting a healthy growth in trade, Kendle slid into the red
during its 2006 fourth quarter.
PRA International, Icon, Clinigene and Quintiles – Clinical contract news
Outsourcing-Pharma.com compiles the news that featured in the
clinical contract community this past week, involving PRA
International, Icon, Clinigene and Quintiles.