Global regulatory agencies had a busy 2018. Here, we take a look back at some of the key developments throughout the year, as the industry navigated challenging politics, pressure to increase transparency, and the rapidly evolving digital health space.
Histo-Scientific Research Laboratories and Vet Path Services have merged to create one company dedicated to providing histology, pathology, and archiving services to the biopharmaceutical, medical device, and contract research industries.
The FDA recently released open source code and technical documents for its new mobile app – MyStudies – which is designed to collect information about medication use, health system touchpoints, and patient-reported outcomes.
Litmus Health’s profile of the wearables market names the top 15 devices today available to researchers incorporating real-life data into studies and trials – with a focus on data quality and transparency.
Researchers are using artificial intelligence to catalyze drug discovery and preclinical drug development - improving predictive models to guide efficient design and optimizing multi-drug regimens, as two recent examples.
The top three myths of ‘going digital’ relate to the industry’s self-image, the perceived role of technology, and current market conditions – still, digital is not a fad and is here to stay, says industry expert.
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.
Outsourcing-Pharma recently conducted a second ‘state of the industry’ survey to gauge views about the current state of the global pharmaceutical outsourcing market and the evolving relationships of those involved.
This year’s DIA Global Annual Meeting will focus on the latest global trends and showcase the "diverse group of key individuals driving the life science ecosystem forward," says DIA Americas managing director.
Following on from the success of last year's survey, Outsourcing-Pharma is running another 'state of the industry' survey to gauge views about the current state of the pharmaceutical contract services industry.
More efficient clinical trials may reduce global CRO revenue, potentially slowing adoption of new technology, says Otsuka director – noting that the industry doesn’t often take operational risks, but it must.