The CenterWatch Weekly, September 19, 2016
Strategic partnering evolves in new PRA Health Sciences-Takeda agreement
PRA Health Sciences and Takeda Pharmaceutical have entered into a new partnership agreement. The global CRO will serve as Takeda’s primary strategic partner to manage an entire pipeline of studies across phases I-IV and provide operational services for both development and marketed product portfolios. Andy Plump, M.D., Ph.D., Takeda’s chief medical and scientific officer, said, "It represents a truly innovative approach to clinical development, unprecedented in our industry.”
Site network expansions: An industry trend?
Two new alliances have joined a slew of other site acquisitions throughout recent months. Woodlands Medical Specialists will join The US Oncology Network and BTC Network has acquired Lincoln Research.
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