Awards & Advancement

Certara Vice President Piet van der Graaf appointed F1000Prime faculty member

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Certara, a provider of decision support technology and consulting services for optimizing drug development and improving health outcomes, has announced that Professor Piet van der Graaf, PharmD, Ph.D., its vice president of quantitative systems pharmacology, has been appointed an F1000Prime faculty member. In this new role, Professor van der Graaf will contribute article reviews and recommendations to the Systems & Network Biology Section of the Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics & Computational Biology Faculty. He will be responsible for summarizing each article, explaining its value, and adding a rating score.

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ERT named finalist for PACT Technology Company of the Year award

Thursday, February 16, 2017

ERT, a global data and technology company that minimizes risk and uncertainty in clinical trials, has been named a finalist for the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) Technology Company of the Year award. ERT is one of only three companies nominated to receive this recognition.

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Caligor appoints Andrea Chopek and Craig LaMarca to Clinical Trial Services Business Unit

Monday, February 13, 2017

Caligor Opco, which specializes in global comparator sourcing, early access to medicines and drug life-cycle management, has named two pharmaceutical executives to its Clinical Trial Services (CTS) business unit. Andrea Chopek has been appointed global head of Business Development for CTS. Craig LaMarca has been named global head of Business Development for TrialAssist, a business line under CTS. Both positions are new for the company, which recently expanded its international operations with the opening of a state-of-the-art, 33,000-square-foot facility in the UK.

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Chan Zuckerberg Biohub names first cohort of engineers, scientists and technologists

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (CZ Biohub) has announced its first cohort of 47 CZ Biohub Investigators from the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University and the University of California, San Francisco. This group includes both highly accomplished senior professors as well as up-and-coming young faculty. Each of the CZ Biohub Investigators will receive a five-year appointment and up to $1.5 million in funding to conduct life science research in their respective areas of expertise.

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