Press Releases–2004

Integrated Clinical Trial Services, Through Alliance With Thomson CenterWatch, To Partner With Universal Meeting Management

RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2004--Integrated Clinical Trial Services and Thomson CenterWatch Provide Continuing Medical Education Seminars in Partnership With Universal Meeting Management.

Integrated Clinical Trial Services (ICTS), through a collaborative alliance with Thomson CenterWatch, a part of the Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC)(NYSE: TOC), will partner with Universal Meeting Management to offer continuing medical education seminars for physicians. ICTS and Thomson CenterWatch will provide content and learning programs for the seminars in association with Universal Meeting Management, who will provide logistics services. The seminars will educate medical practitioners on topics including, How To Be A Successful Clinical Trial Investigator, New Developments In Specific Diseases, and State-Of-The-Art Treatments And Therapies.

"We are pleased to partner with Universal Meeting Management to provide leading-edge information to physicians around the world on topics, treatments, and therapies of consequence," said Tom Sturgis, President of Integrated Clinical Trial Services.

About Universal Meeting Management:
Universal Meeting Management, Inc., located in Raleigh, North Carolina, specializes in corporate meeting planning, including budget development, site selection, facility coordination, transportation coordination, recreational activities, program registration, audience generation/recruitment and on site implementation. Kathy Truelove, President of the firm, has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry. The firm concentrates its efforts in the Medical Education Market offering services for all types of medically relevant meetings. For more information, please call 919-846-1397 or on the Internet at

About Thomson CenterWatch:
Thomson CenterWatch, a part of the Thomson Corporation (TSX: TOC–News; NYSE: TOC–News) is a Boston-based publishing and information services company that provides business journalism, CME-accredited training and manuals, original research and analysis, and market intelligence services to assist organizations in managing and implementing clinical research strategies and operational initiatives. For more information please call (617) 948-5100 or on the Internet at

About Integrated Clinical Trial Services:
Integrated Clinical Trial Services is a full service patient enrollment firm that provides clinical trial sponsors, contract research organizations and site networks with a comprehensive resource for patient recruitment expertise. The firm's services include patient enrollment feasibility, recruitment strategy, consulting, market research and protocol review, project management, concept design and production, media placement, community resource support, compliance and retention, and more. For more information please call (919) 657-8871. Integrated Clinical Trial Services can be found on the Internet at