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Chiltern earns five spots in PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year finals

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:47 AM

Chiltern, a global CRO, has earned five nominations in the PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year finals for the project manager, clinical research associate (CRA) and new CRA categories.

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Synergy Research Group speeds ramp-up time for clinical trials

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:06 PM

Synergy Research Group, a CRO based in Moscow, Russia, is addressing one of the most common roadblocks to clinical trial ramp-up by taking sales and business development out of the proposal and/or bid cycle. This is another step in Synergy’s commitment to offer quality, speed and lower cost to every sponsor.

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ICAN, MediSapiens to launch clinical trials platform

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 12:00 PM

The International Cancer Advocacy Network (ICAN), a Phoenix, Ariz.-based cancer patient advocacy and charitable organization, is collaborating with Finland-based bioinformatics company MediSapiens to launch Remission Coach this year. Remission Coach is a web-based solution, which provides oncology patients with a personalized platform for actively determining the most appropriate clinical trial for that patient's disease and treatment history.

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3SBio acquires Sirton Pharmaceuticals

Monday, January 26, 2015 02:25 PM

3SBio, a China-based biotechnology company, has acquired the entire share capital of Sirton Pharmaceuticals, located in Villa Guardia, Italy, from First Shanghai, a financial services provider.

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Actavis to acquire Auden Mckenzie for $461.8 million

Monday, January 26, 2015 02:24 PM

Actavis, a global specialty pharmaceutical company, will acquire Auden Mckenzie, a company focused on the development, licensing and marketing of niche generic medicines and proprietary brands in the U.K., for approximately $461.8 million in cash, plus a two-year royalty on a percentage of gross profits of one of Auden Mckenzie's products.

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Covance launches new solution to bridge preclinical to clinical development

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:48 PM

Princeton, N.J.-based CRO Covance has introduced Covance Early Phase Development Solutions, a multi-disciplined approach to early drug development, partnership and continuity to generate greater value in asset development and achieve accelerated delivery timelines.

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Novotech expands operation in Hong Kong

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:46 PM

Sydney, Australia-based Novotech has expanded its Hong Kong operation into a permanent office with more staff to meet the increasing demand in the pharmaceutical market for clinical research.

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ERT supports improved healthcare delivery in low-resource areas

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:42 PM

ERT, a global solution provider for patient safety and efficacy endpoint data collection based in Wilmington, N.C., is continuing its outreach program, through which ERT provides equipment, financial support and other resources to support quality healthcare delivery throughout the world.

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KCR launches CTMS platform in cooperation with Quadratek

Monday, January 26, 2015 12:37 PM

KCR, a CRO operating across 19 European countries and in the U.S., is developing an innovative clinical trial data platform based on the Clincase electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM) software by Quadratek Data Service.

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Fundamentals for Digitized Recruitment Success

Monday, January 26, 2015 08:00 AM

With the increased optimism a new year brings, scores of professionals are geared up to crush last year’s goals.

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