CWWeekly March 10th 2008 Issue
AbCRO Opens Two Offices in Russia
Sofia, Bulgaria-based, American-owned contract research organization AbCRO opened two offices in Russia. AbCRO currently has 170 employees. AbCRO also has offices in Bucharest and Cluj, Romania; Zagreb, Croatia; and Belgrade, Serbia. In addition, the company opened an office in Warsaw, Poland, last year.
PRA Doubles Kansas Phase I Unit
Raleigh, N.C.-based contract research organization (CRO) PRA International has opened a new clinical pharmacology unit (CPU), adding about 40 beds in Lenexa, Kansas.The facility replaces a smaller nearby phase I unit and doubled PRA’s presence in the area to 80 beds. The 16,000-square-foot facility was built at a cost of about $2 million. According to Tamminga, the new CPU in Kansas will focus on “high-end” complex trials that require a lot of skill and knowledge to perform.
Other breaking news...
- GRS launches phase I data management platform...
- Georgia Institute of Technology develops drug compliance device “necklace”...
Company Profile: An interview with Ron Waife, president, Waife & Associates
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