Articles Published in 2011

Report: 43% of European consumers seek resources from pharma companies, not through social media

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 01:36 PM
Despite heavy restrictions on DTC advertising in Europe, nearly two in five online Europeans would like to be able to learn more about prescription drugs directly from a pharmaceutical company, according to the new Cybercitizen Health Europe study from pharmaceutical and healthcare market research company Manhattan Research.

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DATATRAK named CDISC Registered Solutions Provider

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 01:28 PM
DATATRAK International has been recognized as a CDISC Registered Solutions Provider. DATATRAK has been registered as a CDISC consultant, system integrator and subject matter expert in the following CDISC standards: Clinical Data Acquisition Standards Harmonization (CDASH); Laboratory Data Model (LAB); Operational Data Model (ODM); Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM).

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Merck establishes R&D headquarters in China

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 01:10 PM

Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has established an Asia research & development headquarters for innovative drug discovery and development located in Beijing, China. The new facility is part of a $1.5 billion commitment the company has made to invest in R&D in China over the next five years.

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Miclot joins Tengion

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 09:25 AM

Tengion has named John L. Miclot president and chief executive officer.

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Echo Therapeutics' diabetes monitoring trial shows positive results

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 09:18 AM

Echo Therapeutics has reported positive results from its clinical study of its Symphony tCGM System in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Data from the study confirm that Symphony successfully monitors the broad range of blood glucose values seen in people with diabetes.

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BioNano names Monroe CFO

Monday, December 5, 2011 02:57 PM

BioNano Genomics has named Garth Monroe chief financial officer. Monroe will report to president and chief executive officer Dr. R. Erik Holmlin.

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AstraZeneca, MRC ink collaboration giving UK academia access to 22 compounds

Monday, December 5, 2011 02:14 PM

A wide range of compounds will be made available free of charge to UK medical researchers next year, following an agreement between the Medical Research Council (MRC) and AstraZeneca. Academia will be granted access to 22 compounds, developed by AstraZeneca. Through MRC funding, UK academia will conduct studies to better understand what drives a range of diseases with a view to exploring new treatment opportunities.

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Roche acquires Verum Diagnostica

Monday, December 5, 2011 01:30 PM

Roche has signed an agreement under which it will acquire 100% of Verum Diagnostica, based in Munich, Germany. Verum Diagnostica is a leading company in platelet function testing, the fastest-growing field in the coagulation diagnostics market.

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NASA signs patent license agreement for Atherosclerosis treatment

Monday, December 5, 2011 12:05 PM

NASA has signed a patent license agreement that will allow a California company use of NASA-developed technology that could be used to treat hardened arteries in the heart.

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Schulman Associates IRB acquires Independent IRB

Monday, December 5, 2011 11:18 AM

Schulman Associates Institutional Review Board has acquired Independent
Investigational Review Board
. The transaction allows both organizations, which protect the rights of human research subjects, to provide a more comprehensive suite of review services for pharmaceutical, medical device, contract research organization and clinical research site customers.

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