CROs/Service Providers

AMRI acquires Whitehouse Laboratories

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Global CRO Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) has acquired all the outstanding equity interests of Whitehouse Laboratories, a provider of testing services that includes chemical and material analysis, method development and validation, and quality-control verification services to the pharmaceutical, medical device and personal care industries. Total consideration is $54 million in cash, and an additional $2 million in shares of AMRI common stock contingent upon Whitehouse Labs achieving certain 2015 targets.

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Bracket adds SMS messaging to RTSM platform

Monday, December 14, 2015

Bracket, a Wayne, Pa.-based clinical trial specialty services provider, has announced a new update to its Randomization and Trial Supply Management product. Mobile patient reminders, delivered via SMS text messaging, now are available as a core component of Bracket’s RTSM 4.0 platform.

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WuXi, PRA end China partnership

Friday, December 11, 2015

WuXi PharmaTech, an open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, and PRA Health Sciences, a global clinical CRO, have announced a restructuring of their relationship for the delivery of clinical trial management services in China, Macau and Hong Kong.

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LabCorp acquires Pathology Inc assets

Friday, December 11, 2015

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp), a Burlington, N.C.-based healthcare diagnostics company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of Pathology Inc., including patient service centers, used to conduct Pathology’s medical testing and services business.

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