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Top Stories for the Week of August 21th 2006

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Top News

Former Head of German CRO IMFORM Sentenced for Fraud, Corruption

Peter U. Witte, former president and chief executive officer of IMFORM, a contract research organization (CRO) based in Darmstadt, Germany, was sentenced this month to four years in jail in Munich District Court for fraud, corruption, and aiding and abetting the betrayal of confidence. CWWeekly has been investigating what led up to Witte’s sentencing for several months.

Community Research Expands Phase I Capabilities

Community Research, an investigative site based in Cincinnati, Ohio, has expanded its phase I research capabilities to a total of 60 beds in relocating to a larger facility. The center maintained 26 phase I beds prior to the expansion. The new location is connected to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, providing the site with easy access to its dedicated central laboratory services.


Other breaking news…

Covalent Group returns to profitability in Q2…

A coalition of minority-based health-care organizations supports landmark clinical trial…

Company Profile: An interview with Denise Deakin, president  Scimega Research

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