Perceptive Informatics has expanded its offering for trials involving Alzheimer's disease with a new medical imaging method, which it claims produces higher quality, reproducible and regulatory compliant assessments.
US contract research organisation (CRO) Encorium has reported $2m in new and repeat business deals on the same day it posted gloomy Q4 figures and cited the "drop in demand" refrain heard across the trial sector.
US software giant Microsoft has unveiled its new Amalga Life Sciences data aggregation and modelling platform in a bid to capitalise on the demand for IT infrastructure solutions currently sweeping the drug R&D and trials sectors.
US clinical trials firm ChemDiv has bought Russian CRO Prudentas, boosting its presence in the country at a time when the treatment naïve populations in Eastern Europe are increasingly catching the eye of the global pharma and biotech industries.
From June onwards drug firms and CROs conducting trials in India are required to record full details of the research, including the funding source, on the ICMR’s Clinical Trials Registry India website.