The CenterWatch Weekly, July 18, 2016
Alliance for Multispecialty Research launches new business model
The Alliance for Multispecialty Research (AMR), which includes some of the most experienced independent clinical research centers in the U.S., has established a new business model that fully integrates its 17-member network and better positions the organization to collaborate with sponsors and CROs in preferred provider site networks and strategic partnerships.
NIH-funded center to study how to improve multisite trials
The NIH has awarded a seven-year, $26.5 million federal grant to researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) to study ways in which multisite clinical trials can be conducted more rapidly and efficiently. The grant to establish a joint Trial Innovation Center (TIC) is supported by NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The TIC will be a key component of the Trial Innovation Network, which is the newest part of the NIH’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program.
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