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Parexel launches dedicated biotech division

By Melissa Fassbender

Parexel Biotech will support emerging companies from development through commercialization with tailored services and customized guidance, says division lead.

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PPD adds biologics testing to GMP lineup in Ireland

By Melissa Fassbender

PPD is adding nearly 6,000 square feet of new lab space – and about 20 employees – dedicated to gene and cell therapy analytical testing at its site in Athlone, Ireland.

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New AI tech reduces research bottlenecks

By Maggie Lynch

The new technology, Pattern to Knowledge (P2K), reduces “bottlenecks” in drug research by examining bio-sequences in a shorter time frame.

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‘No one ever gets fired for hiring a Top 10 CRO.’ Why?

By Matthew Barrows, senior business consultant

It’s a phrase we’ve all heard a thousand times – often from clients explaining why they didn’t go with your business as they’ve opted for the assumed ‘safe bet’ of a global leader.

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SGS expands elemental analysis testing capabilities

By Melissa Fassbender

SGS has expanded its Chennai, India-based laboratory with the addition of inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry systems to address updated ICH Q3D regulatory guidelines.

People on the Move: Outsourcing-Pharma roundup October '18

People on the Move: Outsourcing-Pharma roundup October '18

By Melissa Fassbender

CROs this month have made significant new hires with WCG adding eight to its scientific leadership team, PPD hiring four, and BioIVT filling its new-created role of CCO.

Also, making the move from Bioclinica, David Kiger has been named...

People on the Move: Outsourcing-Pharma roundup September '18

People on the Move: Outsourcing-Pharma roundup September '18

By Melissa Fassbender

Metrion has bolstered its drug discovery leadership team, CluePoints has upped its RBM services, and Concept Life Sciences has added to its analytical services division, among other moves this month in the outsourced pharmaceutical services industry.

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GA-based CDMO picked up by private equity

By Melissa Fassbender

The middle-market private equity firm Nautic Partners has acquired Mikart, an Atlanta, GA-headquartered contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO).

Outsourcing-Pharma People on the Move roundup August '18

People on the Move: Outsourcing-Pharma roundup August '18

By Melissa Fassbender

This month marked the effective start date for Parexel's new executive VP and CFO Greg Rush, who joins August's People on the Move with several other c-suite hires, including a new CEO at Citoxlab and COO at ProSciento.

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