Tuesday, December 22, 2015
The Pulse on Study Conduct by Elizabeth Weeks-Rowe
To provide an informed consent process that’s transparent and equitable is the most sacrosanct assurance of safety we can provide research patients.
Tetragenetics, an emerging biotechnology company engaged in the expression of ion channel drug targets, has announced a new partnership program for the discovery and development of therapeutic monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) directed against well-known ion channel drug targets implicated in a wide range of disease states—such as pain and autoimmune disorders.
Global CRO Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) has acquired all the outstanding equity interests of Whitehouse Laboratories, a provider of testing services that includes chemical and material analysis, method development and validation, and quality-control verification services to the pharmaceutical, medical device and personal care industries. Total consideration is $54 million in cash, and an additional $2 million in shares of AMRI common stock contingent upon Whitehouse Labs achieving certain 2015 targets.