Study Conduct

Synexus, Radiant Research to integrate operations

Thursday, April 27, 2017

European-headquartered Synexus and U.S.-based Radiant Research announced a full operational integration to form a single global site network of 185 sites with 1,500 employees. This move will create the world’s largest site network, spanning 11 countries and offering access to more than 100 million patients in key clinical development markets, operating under the Synexus name.

[Read More]

ACRP, DrugDev partner to increase visibility of clinical researcher and site profiles

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) and DrugDev announced a partnership to radically decrease clinical trial investigator burden. The two organizations have partnered together to offer ACRP clinical researchers and site staff members online profiles visible to premier pharma companies and CROs. These companies and CROs represent more than one-third of all clinical trials today and will support ACRP members’ needs for faster, more efficient site selection. This achievement is made possible by the DrugDev Profiles System, which uses the DrugDev Golden Number to match and master site facilities and personnel information.

[Read More]

DHL acquires Polar Transportes for Latin America service coverage

Monday, April 24, 2017

DHL Supply Chain, the contract logistics specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, is to acquire control of the Brazilian road carrier Polar Transportes, retaining the company’s management team. The transport service provider for the Life Sciences and Healthcare industry with 400 full-time employees is specialized in temperature-controlled transportation requirements and has a strong reputation in terms of technology, quality and regulatory compliance.

[Read More]

Verily, Duke and Stanford launch Project Baseline study

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Verily Life Sciences, an Alphabet company, in partnership with Duke University School of Medicine and Stanford Medicine, announced the initiation of the Project Baseline study, a longitudinal study that will collect broad phenotypic health data from approximately 10,000 participants, who will each be followed over the course of at least four years. The study is the first initiative of Project Baseline, a broader effort designed to develop a well-defined reference, or “baseline,” of health as well as a rich data platform that may be used to better understand the transition from health to disease and identify additional risk factors for disease. Beyond this initial study, Project Baseline endeavors to test and develop new tools and technologies to access, organize and activate health information.

[Read More]

Veeva launches Vault SiteExchange for simple clinical trial document exchange

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Veeva Systems announced Veeva Vault SiteExchange, a cloud application that allows life sciences companies, CROs and sites to easily access and exchange information during clinical trial execution. Veeva Vault SiteExchange streamlines collaboration among clinical teams for improved visibility across studies and increased operational efficiency to speed the research and development of new treatments.

[Read More]