January 2010

Unimed CRO Retools Name, Management

Friday, January 22, 2010

Unimed, a contract research organization (CRO) in Prague, announced a name change and new management, following the final integration of its operations throughout Central and Eastern Europe.  The newly branded CRO—EastHORN—will continue to offer phase I to phase IV clinical trial services throughout the CEE region but plans to expand its reach to other countries within the region and perhaps as far as China and Africa in the future. The company has offices in Prague and Warsaw, as well as newly established offices in Bulgaria and Romania.

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Charges Filed in Case of Fabricated Study Results

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Charges were filed in the case of Scott Reuben, the U.S. anesthesiologist who allegedly fabricated clinical trial data for at least 21 published articles. Reuben, who wrote about pain management after surgery, was formerly chief of acute pain at Bay State Hospital in Springfield, Mass.

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