Global News

BioClinica announces post-approval research service

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

BioClinica, a specialty clinical trials services and technology provider, has launched its newest service line offering. The Post-Approval Research division of its Global Clinical Research business segment was created to meet the rapidly growing and ever-evolving needs of the post-approval research industry.

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MasterControl now offers UL training courses

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

UL EduNeering courses, a global gold standard for Quality & Compliance eLearning programs, are now available directly from MasterControl, a global provider of electronic quality management systems (EQMS) and quality consulting services. The SCORM-compliant Quality & Compliance Essentials courses, available via the MasterControl Training module, are sets of self-paced eLearning courses that are targeted to specific areas of a life science compliance program. These course sets allow teams to focus on key proprietary topics rather than on developing and conducting in-house training programs.

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Icon releases Flex Advantage for patient randomization

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Icon, a global provider of drug development solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, has launched Flex Advantage, a next-generation Interactive Response Technology (IRT) platform that offers enhanced randomization and clinical supply management capabilities and supports the execution of adaptive trials.

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CRT, Merck to develop inhibitors for cancer and blood disorders

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Cancer Research Technology (CRT), the development and commercialization arm of Cancer Research U.K., has entered into a license agreement with MSD, known as Merck in the U.S. and Canada, to develop inhibitors of protein arginine methyltransferase 5 (PRMT5). These new drugs, which potentially have clinical applications in both cancer and non-cancer blood disorders, have been developed by the Australian Cooperative Research Center (CRC) for Cancer Therapeutics (CTx) with support from the Wellcome Trust and CRT.​

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ACRES, GuideStar partner on biomedical research site sustainability

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

GuideStar Clinical Trials Management, a company providing support services and strategies for clinical research programs around the U.S., and the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety (ACRES), a multi-sector, nonprofit organization building a multi-stakeholder-driven integrated global system for clinical research, have partnered to expand site accreditation and uniformity across the clinical research community to promote and reward excellence. 

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The CRA life: Dedication, passion, adaptability

Monday, February 1, 2016

The Pulse on Study Conduct by Elizabeth Weeks-Rowe

To achieve a level of expertise in a clinical research role, dedication that exceeds standard performance is required. It requires a passion for innovation, the willingness to work outside your position or comfort zone, and the ability to adapt what you’ve learned to align with regulatory standards. 

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