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PPD acquires X-Chem

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 10:30 AM

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a Wilmington, N.C.-based CRO, has exercised its option to acquire the remaining minority ownership interest of X-Chem. X-Chem, a biotechnology company based in Waltham, Mass., will continue to operate as a biotechnology company with its entire existing staff, including its management team led by CEO and founder Richard W. Wagner, Ph.D., along with executive management team members Diala Ezzeddine, Ph.D., chief business officer; Matthew Clark, Ph.D., sr. vice president of research; and Lee Babiss as chairman of the board.

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The CenterWatch Monthly, October 2014

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 06:00 AM

CROs driving changes in patient recruitment

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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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PPD acquires RCT Logic's exclusive license to clinical trial design technology

Monday, September 8, 2014 01:50 PM

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a Wilmington, N.C.-based CRO, has acquired RCT Logic's exclusive license from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) for the portfolio of patents related to its sequential parallel comparison design (SPCD).

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PPD wins awards for multimedia promoting the value of clinical trials

Friday, July 11, 2014 08:58 AM

CRO Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) has been recognized with awards for excellence in multimedia and digital communications that demonstrate the importance of clinical research in developing life-changing medical treatments. PPD recently earned four Telly Awards and three Web Health Awards.

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PPD adds Bhooshi De Silva as senior vice president

Monday, April 21, 2014 10:40 AM

CRO Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) has added Bhooshi De Silva as senior vice president of corporate development and strategy to its executive leadership team. De Silva will focus on key strategic initiatives vital to supporting PPD’s growth and client success, including corporate development, strategy and mergers and acquisitions.

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PPD selected as member of new Medical Countermeasure Clinical Studies Network

Friday, March 14, 2014 11:18 AM

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has chosen global CRO Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) as one of a select group to design and conduct clinical studies needed to develop medical countermeasures—drugs, vaccines and diagnostic tests—that help protect health against bioterrorism, pandemic influenza and other public health emergencies.

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Report: pharmacovigilance market, service providers to reach $5B globally in 2019

Friday, February 28, 2014 12:02 PM

According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, the global pharmacovigilance market was valued at $2,147.3 million in 2012 and is estimated to reach a market worth $5,008.2 million in 2019, at a CAGR of 12.9% from 2013 to 2019.

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PPD, Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin collaborate

Friday, February 21, 2014 01:53 PM

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD) and the CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin have formed a new collaboration between the company and the hospital’s clinical trials management unit (CTMU) to increase the volume of clinical trials conducted in Germany, improve access to commercial clinical research for patients, accelerate the development of new medicines and enhance health care treatment opportunities for German citizens.

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PharmaTimes recognizes top U.S. clinical researchers

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 01:00 PM

Winners of the U.S. Clinical Researcher of the Year competition were announced following an intense finals day hosted by partner SAS at its global headquarters in Cary, N.C.

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