Awards & Advancement

Verastem changes its board of directors

Monday, June 20, 2016

Verastem focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer, has announced several changes to the company’s board of directors. Michael Kauffman, M.D., Ph.D., who has served as a director since November 2012, will become lead director and Bruce J. Wendel will join the board as an independent director.

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California Life Sciences Association expands advocacy team

Monday, June 20, 2016

The California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) has announced a new hire and several staff promotions in its advocacy team, further bolstering the organization’s government relations and communications efforts at the federal, state and local levels on behalf of California’s world-leading life sciences sector. CLSA is the nation’s largest statewide life sciences public policy and business solutions organization representing more than 750 of California’s life sciences innovators.

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Veristat adds Mark Chang as SVP of Strategic Statistical Consulting

Friday, June 17, 2016

Veristat, a full service CRO, has strengthened its statistical consulting and adaptive design expertise with the appointment of Mark Chang, Ph.D., to the newly created position of senior vice president of Strategic Statistical Consulting. Dr. Chang will help clients evaluate and implement strategic, operational and technical efficiencies to advance products through the clinical trial and regulatory submission process.

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Rho named Best CRO by Triangle Business Journal

Monday, June 6, 2016

Rho, a full-service CRO focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, recently announced that the company was named the 2016 Best CRO by Triangle Business Journal, a multimedia source for local business news, research and events in the Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill region of North Carolina, where Rho is headquartered. Rho was also honored with this award in 2015.

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