Prometrika and Boston Biotech Clinical Research Help Sponsors Create DMCs

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Contract research organization (CRO) Prometrika and medical research consulting firm Boston Biotech Clinical Research (BBCR) are teaming up to provide data monitoring committee (DMC) services to clinical trial sponsors.  Together, the companies will help sponsors establish and operate independent DMCs (also called data safety monitoring boards and data and safety monitoring committees).

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PPD Paying Cash for Acquisitions, Shelling Out $77M for BioDuro

Monday, December 7, 2009

Wilmington, N.C.-based PPD, a global contract research organization (CRO), is spending its cash hoard in a buying spree to “dominate” the Asia-Pacific region. The CRO doled out $77 million for its latest acquisition of BioDuro, a drug discovery outsourcing company focused on integrated drug discovery programs and services. The deal was completed last week just a couple weeks after it paid cash for another CRO in China. 

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