CROs/Service Providers

Accelovance, FHI 360 ink agreement

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Accelovance, a Rockville, Md.-based global CRO focusing in oncology, vaccines, and general medicine, and FHI 360, a Durham, N.C.-based global nonprofit organization with CRO capabilities focusing on clinical research in developing countries, have entered into a strategic alliance to more comprehensively serve the international drug development research efforts of pharmaceutical, governmental and nonprofit organizations.

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PharPoint Research expands North Carolina office

Thursday, November 5, 2015

CRO PharPoint Research has announced that the stable growth of new employees has led to the expansion of its Wilmington, N.C. office. The office is located in the heart of Wilmington’s “Clinical Trial Alley,” an area known for its high concentration of clinical trial centers, CROs and established laboratories. PharPoint’s newly renovated location features an open environment designed to maximize collaboration and drive innovation.

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BioClinica launches eClinical CRO Partner Alliance

Monday, November 2, 2015

Choosing to change how it does business with CROs, BioClinica, a specialty clinical trials technology services provider, is responding to client demand by introducing a new partnering program that offers a flexible solution to its CRO partners rather than a one-size-fits-all approach.

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Five steps to a smooth IRT vendor transition

Sunday, November 1, 2015

According to a 2015 market research report, the global clinical development outsourcing market will top $64 billion by 2020, with CROs managing nearly 72% of all clinical trials. As the outsourced model grows, sponsor-vendor relationships will play a much larger role in trial success.

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Quintiles, IMS collaborate on real-world evidence

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Global CRO Quintiles and IMS Health, a global information and technology services company, have announced a global strategic alliance that will advance the way biopharmaceutical companies generate real-world evidence (RWE) and apply critical insights to drive late-stage clinical research. Offering complementary strengths in real-world data management, operational delivery, advanced analytics and scientific and therapeutic expertise, the collaboration is designed to accelerate assessments of treatment impact and help improve patient outcomes.

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BioClinica launches eClinical CRO partner program

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

BioClinica, a Pennsylvania-based specialty clinical trials technology services provider, has announced the roll out of a new eClinical CRO Partner Alliance program, accelerating adoption of industry-leading eHealth solutions by CROs. The decision to redesign the CRO partner channel comes in response to growing demand for a premier eClinical technology platform that enables CROs and sponsors to conduct studies in an efficient and accelerated manner.

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Quintiles names new COO and CFO

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Kevin Gordon, who is serving as executive vice president of operations and chief financial officer at Quintiles, a North Carolina-based CRO, has been promoted to chief operating officer at the company. In addition, Michael McDonnell is expected to join Quintiles in December as EVP and CFO.

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