CWWeekly December 3rd 2007 Issue
Friday, December 7, 2007
MJFF Signals Increasing Investment in Clinical Research
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) has appointed Irene Hegeman Richard, M.D., to the newly created position of senior medical advisor, a sign that MJFF’s investment in clinical research will continue to increase.
eResearch Technology Buys Covance’s ECG Unit
In a deal potentially worth $50 million, eResearchTechnology (eRT), a Philadelphia-based eClinical company made a major purchase with the acquisition of the cardiac safety business unit of Princeton, N.J.-based contract research organization (CRO) Covance.
Other breaking news…
- etrials to pay Datasci LLC to settle patent infringement suit…
- FDA and Duke University Medical Center collaborate on improving trials…
Company Profile: An interview with Toru Mimura, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer,IBERICA USA, Inc.