Top Stories for the Week of August 20th 2007
Friday, August 24, 2007
Qualia Acquires Early Stage Facility in Kiev
Taking note of sponsors looking to Eastern Europe for early stage services, Omaha, Neb.–based contract research organization (CRO) Qualia Clinical Services has acquired a 60–bed, 10,000–square–foot early stage clinical facility in Kiev. The unit was purchased from a small CRO in the Ukraine.
Homecare Trial Services Provider Clinical Resource Network Raises Capital
Working with an uncommon business model, Illinois–based Clinical Resource Network (CRN), a provider of homecare services for clinical trials, aims to tackle the industry’s patient recruitment problems with a simple solution. It takes the trial to the patients. Now with an infusion of capital from WHI Capital Partners, a Chicago–based private equity firm, the company is gaining traction.
Other breaking news…
Company Profile: An interview with Jeff Williams, chief executive officer, Clinipace
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