INC Research

INC Research/inVentiv Health honored with SRCS Eagle Award

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

INC Research/inVentiv Health, the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization combining a CRO and CCO (Contract Commercial Organization), announced that it was awarded the 2017 Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) Eagle Award in the CRO category during the SCRS Annual Global Site Solutions Summit held October 6-8 in Boca Raton, Florida. The award recognizes the CRO that best exemplifies outstanding leadership, professionalism, integrity, passion and dedication to advancing the clinical research profession through strong site partnerships.

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WCG’s MedAvante-ProPhase expands executives

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), a provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced that industry experts Steven Herne and Michael Cioffi have joined the leadership of MedAvanteProPhase, the Group’s electronic clinical outcomes assessment (eCOA) arm. Herne and Cioffi are tasked with expanding MedAvante-ProPhase’s already formidable portfolio of services and technologies, which improve the quality of clinical trial data collection and analysis in the fields of CNS and mental health.

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INC Research, inVentiv Health complete merger

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

INC Research Holdings, a global phase I-IV CRO, and inVentiv Health, a privately held global CRO and Contract Commercial Organization, announced the successful completion of their previously announced merger. The combination creates the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization, including an end-to-end CRO and CCO. INC Research/inVentiv Health will continue to trade on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “INCR.” The combined company will be known as INC Research/inVentiv Health on an interim basis until a relaunch under a new brand in 2018.

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INC Research launches Psychiatry Catalyst Site Network

Thursday, July 6, 2017

INC Research Holdings, Inc., a leading, global phase I to IV contract research organization, has announced the launch of the Company’s Psychiatry Catalyst Site Network as part of its Catalyst program introduced in 2016 to strengthen collaborations with clinical research sites worldwide. The ultimate goal of the program is to enhance patient focus and optimize study delivery to drive improved predictability and increased efficiency for customers.  INC selected 32 high-performing clinical research sites to participate in the initial launch of the Psychiatry Catalyst Site Network, which was formed to respond to the rapid growth and strong pipeline of psychiatric studies. The Psychiatry Catalyst Site Network joins INC’s existing networks in place in support of Oncology and Vaccine clinical research.

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QuintilesIMS to buy DrugDev

Monday, June 26, 2017

QuintilesIMS has reportedly reached an agreement to buy DrugDev, a technology company that has built one of the industry’s largest global investigator networks and data sharing platforms, the latest in series of significant mergers among CROs during recent months.   

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Bridging Clinical Research and Clinical Health Care Collaborative to launch

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

In 2018, the Bridging Clinical Research and Clinical Health Care Collaborative will bring together industry leaders from pharma, biotech, CROs, healthcare organizations, advocacy groups and the FDA to advance the participation of patients and physicians in the conduct of clinical trials. The conference will be April 4–5, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

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Patient differences recruiting rheumatoid arthritis globally

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Second of two parts

In the May 2017 issue of The CenterWatch Monthly, findings from INC Research’s study of clinical trial perceptions among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients were highlighted. The study collected insights from RA patients in the U.S., U.K., Poland, Japan and Mexico, which helped show how best to engage with patients around the world.

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