Study Conduct

A look at the evolving role of study brokers

Friday, January 15, 2016

For many small to medium-sized investigative sites, the scramble to find clinical study opportunities continues to intensify.  Some sites have become part of informal networks that help find available studies for individual members, while others turn to middlemen or trial management firms, often called study brokers, who are available to assist investigative sites in boosting their business development and lead-generation efforts.

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Certara launches a consulting company in China

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Certara, a global biosimulation technology-enabled drug development company, has launched Certara Strategic Consulting China in Shanghai. This new company is being led by President and CEO Christine Yuying Gao, M.D., Ph.D., former vice president of consulting services at Quantitative Solutions, a global pharmacometrics consulting company. Quantitative Solutions merged with Certara’s Pharsight Consulting Services in July 2015 to form Certara Strategic Consulting.

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ACRES, ActivMed collaborate on site standards, sustainability

Monday, January 4, 2016

The Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a Massachusetts-based nonprofit organization building a global system for clinical research, and ActivMed Practices & Research, a multi-specialty, free-standing research organization based in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, have announced a strategic alliance focused on enhancing quality and sustainability of clinical research sites.

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