Study Conduct

Science 37 to launch clinical trial research operating model

Friday, October 23, 2015

Science 37, a Los Angeles-based technology-enabled clinical research company, has completed a $6.5 million Series A financing co-led by Lux Capital and dRx Capital. The investment will accelerate Science 37’s development and rollout of its new operating model, which is designed to solve some of the greatest inefficiencies in conducting clinical trials.

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Quintiles, IMS collaborate on real-world evidence

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Global CRO Quintiles and IMS Health, a global information and technology services company, have announced a global strategic alliance that will advance the way biopharmaceutical companies generate real-world evidence (RWE) and apply critical insights to drive late-stage clinical research. Offering complementary strengths in real-world data management, operational delivery, advanced analytics and scientific and therapeutic expertise, the collaboration is designed to accelerate assessments of treatment impact and help improve patient outcomes.

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Competition seeks ‘open science’ ideas

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

The National Institutes of Health has partnered with London-based Wellcome Trust to launch a global science competition for new products or services to advance “open science,” a movement to make scientific research data broadly accessible to the public. Up to six teams of technology experts and researchers stand to win $80,000 each to develop their ideas into a prototype or to advance an existing early-stage prototype. The prototype judged to have the greatest potential to further open science will receive $230,000.

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goBalto complies with European trial regulations

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

San Francisco-based goBalto, a provider of cloud-based clinical study startup solutions, has announced compliance with new European regulatory directives aimed at creating an environment that is favorable for conducting clinical trials across the European Union.

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PDF, APDA cultivate future Parkinson’s researchers

Friday, October 16, 2015

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) and the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) are collaborating on Summer Student Fellowships to support research that will help solve, treat and end Parkinson’s disease. The collaboration expands opportunities for undergraduates and medical students to gain early exposure to careers in Parkinson’s by conducting 10-week research fellowships with established leaders in the field. The collaboration reflects PDF and APDA’s shared commitment to cultivating students’ early interest and leadership in Parkinson’s research.

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Simulations Plus launches regulatory submissions software

Friday, October 16, 2015

Simulations Plus, a Lancaster, Calif.-based provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, is expanding its offerings of best-in-class software for pharmaceutical R&D with PKPlus, a new program that provides user-friendly analysis and reporting of clinical trial data for use in submissions to regulatory agencies.

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