Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Indian CRO SIRO Clinpharm partnered with UK-based regulatory consulting firm Cambridge Regulatory Services (CambReg) to offer full regulatory services to clients conducting clinical trials in Europe. Services include the preparation of clinical trial applications, marketing authorizations, specialist paediatric investigation plans and paediatric use marketing authorizations.
Bethesda, Md.-based contract research organization (CRO) United BioSource Corporation (UBC) acquired computerized cognitive testing services company Cognitive Drug Research (CDR) for an undisclosed sum. With the addition of CDR’s cognitive testing services, UBC plans to create an integrated solution to reliably assess cognitive function—a service that UBC said is needed in the clinical trial industry.
BioClinica’s September buying spree continued this week with the announcement that the Newtown, Pa.-based contract research organization (CRO) had purchased technology company Tourtellotte Solutions for $2.1 million in cash, plus additional payments in the form of up to $3.2 million in cash and 350,000 shares of BioClinica common stock if certain milestones are met.