Study Conduct

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.

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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.

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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.

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Medidata to acquire Mytrus

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Medidata, a global provider of cloud-based solutions and data analytics for clinical research, has agreed to acquire Mytrus, an eClinical technology company specializing in patient-centered electronic informed consent (eConsent) and virtual trials.

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Clinical SCORE presents Partner of Choice

Friday, April 14, 2017

Clinical SCORE presents an innovative process for measuring the effectiveness of Medical Affairs (MA) teams. Partner of Choice addresses the pharmaceutical industry’s need for a non-monetary way to assess performance while maintaining regulatory compliance and to assist teams with the critical insights necessary to deliver greater value to key opinion leaders (KOLs).

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Science march planned for April 22

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On Saturday, April 22, the March for Science will take place in more than 400 cities across the globe to celebrate the many scientific advances that have improved the health and well-being of people worldwide. Research!America will be on the ground participating in the Washington, D.C. event, and some of the satellite marches in Los Angeles, California; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Salt Lake City, Utah. 

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