Niche providers vs full-service CROs
Niche providers versus full-service contract research organisations
(CROs) - each have their pros and cons.
India simplifies clinical trial regulatory process
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has just simplified
the process for gaining regulatory approval for global clinical
Contract overhaul to speed UK trials
The turnaround time of clinical trials in the UK may soon speed up
after the Department of Health (DH) announced a planned overhaul of
the way contractual agreements are made.
AstraZeneca goes paper free
AstraZeneca has decided to make all of its clinical trials
paperless and will exclusively use Medidata to assist in the
Ireland must lift its clinical trials game
Ireland needs to lift its game if it is to compete globally and
attract new clinical research business into the country, says a new
report by the Irish government.
How to handle a clinical trial crisis
Are you ready to handle a clinical trial crisis if it lands on your
New CRO in Hong Kong to feed China
A new contract research organization (CRO) has opened in Hong Kong
and will be the only clinical trial site outside of China with the
approval of China's State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) to
run oncology trials.
eClinical creeps across the globe
It has been another few weeks of activity for the budding eClinical
industry as sponsors across the globe continue to move away from
paper toward electronic reporting in clinical trials.
Covance, Kendle win CRO accolades
Covance and Kendle have won two industry accolades as part of Frost
& Sullivan's 2006 Best Practices Awards.
Charles River latest CRO to muscle in on Phase I
Charles River Laboratories is the latest in a series of large
contract research organisations making acquisitions to beef up
their Phase I capacity as this market sector remains hot.
ClinPhone buys DataLabs to dominate sector
eClinical services provider ClinPhone has bought electronic data
capture (EDC) vendor DataLabs in a bid to dominate the sector.
Vetter keeps on expanding lyophilisation services
Germany's Vetter Pharma-Fertigung has announced its plan to expand
its services by adding vial filling for lyophilised - or
freeze-dried - products to its portfolio.
Managing clinical risk in Eastern Europe
Running clinical trials in Eastern Europe has its pros and cons -
two industry veterans from Parexel discuss how best to manage the
Tandem teams up with Qualia
Tandem Labs has announced a new alliance with Qualia Clinical
Services only weeks after it also acquired PharmaKD.
CROs driving up drug costs, says report
Rising contract research organisation (CRO) and investigator fees
are being blamed in a new report as largely contributing to the
skyrocketing cost of new drugs.