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Covance to vote on proposed acquisition by LabCorp Feb. 18

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 08:00 AM

CRO Covance has set a date for a special meeting of its stockholders to consider and vote on the previously announced proposed acquisition of Covance by Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) and certain other related matters. The special meeting will be held Feb. 18, at 8 a.m., in Princeton, N.J.

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PRA Health Sciences becomes latest big CRO to launch IPO

Thursday, November 13, 2014 03:38 PM

PRA Health Sciences launched its initial public offering this morning, raising $306 million from the sale of nearly 17 million shares at $18 per share—below plans it announced in September to raise up to $375 million.

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LabCorp to acquire Covance, creating giant one-stop shop for diagnostics, clinical research

Monday, November 3, 2014 12:57 PM

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LabCorp), a large provider of medical testing services, has agreed to acquire CRO Covance in a $6.1 billion cash and stock deal to create a giant healthcare diagnostics company.      

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Covance, Novartis collaborate to develop a clinical data warehouse

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 01:21 PM

Covance has entered an in-kind collaboration with Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR) to accelerate the development of a state-of-the-art clinical data warehouse designed to support data integration and meta-analysis for preclinical and clinical research.

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New ACRO survey: CRO members saw big growth in past decade

Friday, September 19, 2014 03:34 PM

The biopharmaceutical industry’s outsourcing strategy has enabled the eight members of the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) to double in size over the past 10 years, today employing more than 100,000 professionals worldwide with a global payroll of nearly $6 billion.

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Covance, Frenova Renal Research collaborate

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 02:23 PM

Covance, a Princeton, N.J.-based global drug development services company, and Frenova Renal Research, a Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) company based in Waltham, Mass., have announced a new research collaboration designed to find more effective treatments for patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end stage renal disease (ESRD).

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Aptuit names Paul Overton EVP, business development & marketing

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 08:00 AM

Aptuit, a provider of integrated early to mid-phase drug development services, has appointed Paul D. Overton, Ph.D., executive vice president, business development and marketing, making him responsible for all of Aptuit's sales and marketing activities.

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Covance adds two to clinical development services leadership team

Monday, July 14, 2014 01:04 PM

Covance has announced two key additions to its clinical development services scientific leadership team with the appointments of Robert Wasserman, M.D., as vice president and global therapeutic area head, oncology, and Rogelio Mosqueda-Garcia, M.D., Ph.D., as global vice president, early clinical services within medical and scientific affairs. Both are based in Princeton, N.J.

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Covance launches MarketPlace for biopharmaceutical development

Monday, June 23, 2014 01:36 PM

CRO Covance has introduced Covance MarketPlace, a new solution that enables Covance’s emerging biotechnology and established pharmaceutical clients to easily find and forge new partnerships in a secure forum.

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Discovery Labs adds to scientific leadership team

Friday, May 23, 2014 12:23 PM

Discovery Laboratories, a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, has strengthened its scientific leadership. Effective immediately, Steve Simonson, M.D., M.H.S., has joined the company as vice president, Clinical Development, and Lawrence Weinstein has joined as vice president, Medical Device Development.

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Roche takes $1B majority stake in Foundation Medicine to use genomic testing to personalize oncology treatments

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