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ACM Global Central Lab Acquires Pivotal Labs

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Rochester, N.Y.-based ACM Global Central Laboratory expanded its global reach with the acquisition of York, UK-based Pivotal Laboratories, a central lab serving Europe, Israel and South Africa. Neither company provided details about the terms of the acquisition agreement. ACM and Pivotal had a long-time exclusive partnership before this deal.

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Duke, NEJM Study Renews Debate on Global Outsourcing

Thursday, February 19, 2009

The ethics and safety behind the global outsourcing of clinical trials is once again being debated, with the release of a new study reporting that U.S. drug developers conduct most of their late-stage drug trials outside of the United States.

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