US CRO and central laboratory services provider Pacific Biometrics (PBI) has entered into a $4m (€2.7m) loan agreement that it says will help further the development of its contract biomarkers business.
AstraZeneca (AZ) has dramatically cut the time taken to initiate a Phase I oncology trial by working with its strategic partner to improve administrative processes and eliminate delays, according to research.
An “enormous leap in productivity” can be achieved by applying the principles of adaptive trials to broader operations, such as recruitment, according to a CEO that thinks CROs have to adopt the method.
Drug development partnering site goBalto’s addition of Latin American clinical sites to its database in a deal with Chilean CRO Clinical Trials Support (CTS) is timely given the pharma and biotech industry’s focus on emerging markets.
US analysis group CRL will set up a new laboratory at Quotient Bioresearch’s facility in Cambridge in the UK, in a collaboration designed to expand the US company’s business on the global stage and extend Quotient's offering.
US drug giant Pfizer has joined the growing list of organisations seeking to boost trial recruitment via the web, teaming up with IT firm Private Access to create a website designed to “increase clinical trial awareness and participation.”