CRO Pharmaron Holding, of Irvine, Calif. and Beijing, has closed a Series C financing round totaling more than $40 million from existing investors DCM, Legend Capital and others, along with new investor GL Capital Group.
Abbott Laboratories’ U.S. pharma chief, Donald Patton, plans to retire at the end of the month, but rather than fill his existing job the company will combine the U.S. unit with its international counterpart, according to Dow Jones.
eResearchTechnology, a provider of clinical services and medical devices to biopharmaceutical and healthcare organizations, has named Eric Ian Schwartz executive vice president and chief legal officer.
Jennerex, a cancer biotherapeutics company, has appointed James M. Burke, M.D., vice president, clinical research. Dr. Burke will be responsible for global clinical research activities related to Jennerex pipeline compounds.