Regions

ERT named finalist for 2017 Scrip Award

Friday, September 22, 2017

ERT, a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials, announced that ERT Trial Oversight—its centralized, cloud-based clinical trial management solution—has been named a finalist for the 2017 Scrip Best Sponsor-Focused Technological Development in Clinical Trials Award.

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Envigo adds Craig Boyd and Lizanne Muller

Friday, September 22, 2017

Envigo has made two new appointments to its Executive Committee. The appointments of a Chief Commercial Officer and President of EMEA Operations have been made at a time of growth for Envigo during which the organization has been focused on improving the quality of the customer experience for its global customer base across the pharmaceutical, chemicals, and crop protection industries. Both of the positions report directly into Dr. Adrian Hardy, Chief Executive Officer of Envigo.

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Study: Lack of trust less of a barrier to clinical trial participation

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Significantly fewer African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians and non-Hispanic whites say “lack of trust” is a reason why individuals do not participate in clinical trials, indicating a more favorable perception of this research. In a recent public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America, the percentage of respondents citing ‘lack of trust’ as a reason declined by as much as 15% among minority groups and the population overall, compared to the results of a 2013 survey—50% of African-Americans (11% decrease), 45% of Asians (6% decrease), 43% of Hispanics (9% decrease) and 39% of non-Hispanic whites (15% decrease).

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