The CenterWatch Weekly, October 17, 2016
LEO Science & Tech Hub launches in Boston
LEO Pharma, headquartered in Ballerup, Denmark, has opened the LEO Science & Tech Hub in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The hub will be the first center in the Boston area to focus exclusively on dermatology. Michael Sierra, vice president of the new LEO Science & Tech Hub, said, “The hub aims to catalyze early-stage collaborations in science and technology in order to advance the treatment of skin diseases.”
CRIO launches at site level for tablet-based data collection
Clinical Research IO (CRIO), a website and android application that allows sites to replace paper with tablet-based data collection, has launched. Users can access a library of pre-populated, best-practice source templates that are customizable to meet the needs of their own protocols. As owner and executive director of Beacon Clinical Research in Quincy, Massachusetts, Raymond Nomizu often found himself frustrated with the inefficiency of having to record source data on paper.
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