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INC Research/inVentiv now Syneos Health

By Melissa Fassbender

INC Research/inVentiv Health is starting the new year with a rebrand after merging to create one of the largest biopharmaceutical outsourcing providers in 2017.

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2017 in review: Shaping the next-generation of clinical trials

By Leanne Madre, director of strategy, CTTI

This past year, the clinical trials landscape continued to shift and adapt to promising trends—including mobile technology, real-world data, and patient engagement—that can help us build a stronger clinical trials system.

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Top CRO and CMO M&A activity of 2017

By Top CRO and CMO M&A activity of 2017

Every week, another merger or acquisition (or so it seemed) as the industry continued to consolidate in 2017.

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Regulatory roundup: Reviewing global changes in 2017

By Melissa Fassbender

The pharmaceutical industry made significant advancements towards global regulatory harmonization in 2017 – despite a highly-charged political environment on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Reports revisited: What we learned this year

By Melissa Fassbender

Outsourcing models examined, market shifts scrutinized, and trial tribulations analyzed – take a look back at some of the top reports published in 2017.


7 Predictions for 2018

By Melissa Fassbender

In 2018, the industry can expect risk-based everything, cloud-first strategies, and a focus on modernization as companies look to stand out amongst the competition, say Veeva Systems execs.