The CenterWatch Weekly, May 08, 2017
Synexus and Radiant merger showcases a continued drive for site networks to go global
Synexus and Radiant Clinical Research will integrate operations, forming a global site network for clinical research. The network will operate under the Synexus name and encompass 185 sites in 11 countries, with access to over 100 million patients. Radiant Clinical Research is a U.S. network of 75 research sites with over 100 principal investigators and 500 clinical research professionals. Over its lifetime, Radiant has conducted over 14,000 clinical trials. Its scope encompasses a wide range of therapeutic areas, including women’s health, dermatology, endocrinology, nutrition and vaccines.
Actigraph’s CentrePoint Data Hub could solve wearable device woes
A new technology that is capable of transferring data from wearable devices to a cloud platform accessible to clinical study teams in real time is being put through its paces in several pilot programs around the world. Actigraph, which is headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, has long been known as a developer of clinical-grade wearable devices. Now it has developed the CentrePoint Data Hub, which is designed to connect clinical trial participants with research teams without having to use their own personal computers or smartphones.
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