Awards & Advancement

Certara appoints Nathan Teuscher to lead Phoenix Software Division

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Certara, a provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimizing drug development and improving health outcomes, has announced the appointment of Nathan Teuscher, Ph.D., to vice president of pharmacometric solutions. In his new role, Dr. Teuscher will lead the company’s Phoenix software division. He previously served as Certara’s vice president of scientific training.

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CEO George Scangos to leave Biogen

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Biogen has announced that George Scangos, its chief executive officer, will be leaving the company in the coming months after a successor has been identified. The company will begin a search for his successor immediately.

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Novella hires three new executives

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Three new team members have joined Novella Clinical. Fiona Markwood is Novella’s new executive vice president of Oncology Project Management; Anusha Bala, BSc, LLB, is Novella’s new global head of Regulatory Affairs; and Joy Yucaitis joins Novella as senior director of Oncology Strategy.

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Exco InTouch successful completes HIPAA Privacy audit for NIST guidelines

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Exco InTouch, a provider of patient engagement and data capture solutions for clinical research and healthcare providers, has announced that it has successfully undergone and completed an independent audit to assess compliance utilizing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), formally completing the independent auditing process for Privacy & Security.

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Dr. Andreas Rummelt joins supervisory board of Leukocare

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Leukocare, a provider of stabilizing and protecting formulation technologies for biopharmaceuticals like biologics and vaccines, announced the election of Dr. Andreas Rummelt as new member of its supervisory board. Together with Dr. Jean-Paul Prieels, who held various executive positions at GlaxoSmithKline, former Sandoz CEO Dr. Rummelt is the second former executive from big pharma on the Leukocare board. 

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Virginia Cancer Specialists receives Clinical Trials Research Award

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Virginia Cancer Specialists (VCS), Northern Virginia’s premier cancer care center with more than 40 years of service to patients battling cancer and blood diseases, has announced it is one of only three community oncology practices in the country recognized this year by the Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for its commitment to providing high-quality clinical trials to patients.

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PatientsLikeMe names Marni Hall senior vice president

Monday, July 11, 2016

PatientsLikeMe has appointed Marni Hall, Ph.D., MPH, as its new senior vice president of Research and Policy. A distinguished research scientist and public policy expert, Hall will develop and direct the strategies and teams focused on expanding the role of real-world evidence in precision medicine, and in the research agendas of PatientsLikeMe and its customers.

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