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TransCelerate selects DrugDev to develop and host the Investigator Registry

Monday, February 23, 2015 01:03 PM

DrugDev has been selected by TransCelerate BioPharma, a nonprofit organization with membership comprised of 20+ biopharmaceutical companies, to develop and host its Investigator Registry.

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, UNC expand IBD patient-focused engagement

Friday, February 20, 2015 12:29 PM

The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) is collaborating with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine (UNC) to create a research partnership between patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the scientific community. CCFA Partners is a "patient-powered research network" for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (collectively known as IBD) that uses state-of-the-art bioinformatics to engage and gather information from patients that researchers can study and analyze along with clinical and other patient-generated data.

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Clinical trials consultant, author Karen Woodin will be missed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:23 AM

By Ronald Rosenberg
CenterWatch Staff Writer

Karen Estelle Woodin, Ph.D., known in the clinical trials industry as a long-time industry consultant and author, passed away last week after a short bout with malignant endometrial cancer.  She was 74.

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PharmaTimes clinical research awards to be presented Feb. 26

Thursday, February 12, 2015 03:33 PM

The 2015’s PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year—The Americas awards will be presented Feb. 26 in North Carolina.

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eClinicalHealth gains approval for Europe’s first fully remote diabetes trial

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:44 PM

eClinicalHealth, a Stirling, Scotland-based technology and consulting company providing innovative clinical trial solutions, has announced the Ethical Committee approval of Verkko in Finland—Europe's first remote clinical study to include full electronic informed consent.

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Roche, Qualcomm collaborate to innovate remote patient monitoring

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:29 PM

Qualcomm's subsidiary, Qualcomm Life, and Roche, a Swiss-based provider of point-of-care diagnostics, have entered into a strategic collaboration to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients.

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Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis has launched iConquerMS

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 01:26 PM

The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis has launched iConquerMS, a nationwide initiative by and for individuals living with multiple sclerosis who recognize the power of their health data and insights and want to harness that power to fuel research. The initiative's portal, www.iConquerMS.org, enables all people living with MS to play an active role in research, empowering them to securely submit their health data, propose topics of research that are most important to them, influence the research that is carried out by the initiative and become informed about the research process and specific studies.

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CSSi LifeSciences introduces SmartStudy Design and Feasibility

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 01:25 PM

CSSi LifeSciences, a Glen Burnie, Md.-based provider of fully integrated solutions that span the lifecycle of a new drug or device, has launched its newest product offering in its portfolio of services—SmartStudy Design and Feasibility. CSSi LifeSciences is a partner company of global patient recruitment solutions provider CSSi.

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Astellas broadens commitment to clinical trial data transparency

Monday, February 2, 2015 01:57 PM

Astellas Pharma, based in Japan, will now make trial data available through www.clinicalstudydatarequest.com, an independent web site that enables researchers to request and access clinical trial data after approval of a research proposal by an independent review panel.

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Investigator training efficiencies highlighted in new CTTI GCP recommendations

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:14 PM

The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI), based in Durham, N.C., has announced recommendations to streamline Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training of investigators who participate in clinical trials. GCP is an international standard for the design, conduct, performance, monitoring, auditing, recording, analyses and reporting of clinical trials.

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