Top Stories for the Week of July 16th 2007
Fraudulent Study Broker Cherie Thibodeau Continues to Bilk Sites
Cherie Thibodeau, who operates under multiple aliases and claims to be an M.D. in her solicitations to investigative sites, CROs and biopharmaceutical companies, has bilked at least one more site out of almost $5,000 since CWWeekly published its last article about Thibodeau in February.
ICON Acquires Staffing Company DOCS
Dublin-based contract research organization (CRO) ICON has acquired clinical staffing firm DOCS International, based in the Netherlands, for approximately $40 million. The 350-employee firm was founded in Amsterdam in 1997 and operates solely in Europe, offering services to eight European countries, including the UK and Poland.
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Company Profile: An interview with Shelagh Verco, co-founder and senior vice president, Stiris Research