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Precision BioSciences adds Fayaz Khazi, Ph.D., as president of PlantSciences

Centerwatch - Wed, 2017-06-21 08:44

Precision BioSciences has appointed Fayaz Khazi, Ph.D., to serve as the president of Precision PlantSciences, a business unit developing innovative, high impact products in the food and agriculture sectors aligned with Precision’s overall mission to improve life through scientific innovation. “I am thrilled to welcome Fayaz Khazi to the Precision team,” said Matthew Kane, chief executive […]

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Survey: Global clinical operations need to unify clinical applications

Centerwatch - Wed, 2017-06-21 08:43

There is an industry-wide drive toward a unified clinical operating model, according to the Veeva 2017 Unified Clinical Operations Survey, one of the industry’s largest annual surveys of clinical operations professionals. The new research from Veeva Systems reveals that nearly all respondents cite the need to unify their clinical applications, including EDC, CTMS and eTMF. More […]

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Allscripts, Elligo Health Research identify clinical trials to be established at research-capable sites

Centerwatch - Tue, 2017-06-20 13:00

Allscripts has partnered with clinical research company, Elligo Health Research, to identify Allscripts research-capable clients and assist in enabling participation in clinical studies. Some healthcare organizations are looking to conduct clinical trials but do not have the time, resources and budget for set-up processes and tasks. This partnership not only brings Allscripts sites the services […]

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PAREXEL International to be acquired by Pamplona Capital Management

Centerwatch - Tue, 2017-06-20 11:39

PAREXEL International Corporation, a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, and Pamplona Capital Management, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Pamplona will acquire all of the outstanding shares of PAREXEL for $88.10 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $5.0 billion, including PAREXEL’s net debt. The purchase price […]

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Quorum Review IRB, Kinetiq to celebrate eConsent product launch

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 11:01

Quorum Review IRB will celebrate the launch of Q Consent as the new standard in electronic informed consent at DIA 2017 in booth #2212. Kinetiq, the consulting and technology division of Quorum, also will be featured in two sessions at next week’s DIA conference with topics that range from emerging trends to best practices in clinical research. “As always, we look […]

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CRF Health launches TrialConsent 2.0 Platform 

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 10:57

CRF Health, a global provider of patient-centered eSource technology and service solutions for the life sciences industry, launches version 2 of TrialConsent, offering new enhancements to the industry’s first electronic informed consent solution with a fully embedded design tool. The solution promotes better comprehension, compliance and retention rates while reducing regulatory risk. TrialConsent 2.0 marks […]

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Clinical Ink, Integron partner to streamline IoT-enabled clinical trials

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 10:52

Clinical Ink, a provider of eSource and patient engagement technologies, and Integron, a provider of managed services for the connected health and Internet of Things (IoT) industry, have partnered to extend Clinical Ink’s mobile device and sensor deployment capabilities to engage and collect data from patients in clinical trials. The life science industry is accelerating the […]

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Parexel launches Connected Journey of newly integrated data-driven services

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 10:46

As life science companies increasingly seek to gain insights from diverse data sources to make drug development more efficient and effective, Parexel International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, is launching its Connected Journey of data-driven services. This newly integrated network, powered by PAREXEL Analytics capabilities, combines Parexel’s technology, processes and expertise to deliver critical intelligence supporting […]

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AmerisourceBergen reorganizes

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 10:40

AmerisourceBergen announced a new organizational structure designed to further align the organization to its customer needs in a more seamless and unified way, while supporting corporate strategy and accelerating growth. The company’s customer-facing offerings will now be aligned under two groups: Pharmaceutical Distribution and Strategic Global Sourcing, led by Group President Robert P. Mauch, Pharm.D., […]

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Novotech, Sonic Clinical Trials sign central lab services agreement

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 09:11

Asia Pacific specialist CRO Novotech announced it has expanded its business offering to include central lab services through a preferred partnership agreement with Sonic Clinical Trials, an affiliate of international healthcare company, Sonic Healthcare. Through this partnership, Novotech clients will be able to select from a wide menu of assays or biomarkers, access a trial-specific kit assembly service and use […]

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Analysis: Services that ease site burden enhance clinical trial enrollment

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 09:00

BBK Worldwide, a clinical trial recruitment, engagement and technology company, has released results of a data analysis across a broad spectrum of trials. The findings confirm the premise that alleviating site staff of many of the mechanical aspects of clinical trial patient management allows more time for personal patient care, creating an enhanced clinical trial […]

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Survey: Global clinical operations need to unify clinical applications

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 08:00

There is an industry-wide drive toward a unified clinical operating model, according to the Veeva 2017 Unified Clinical Operations Survey, one of the industry’s largest annual surveys of clinical operations professionals. The latest findings from Veeva Systems reveal that nearly all respondents (99%) cite the need to unify applications, including CTMS, EDC and eTMF, across […]

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Communicate, motivate and activate for successful patient recruitment

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 08:00

Recruiting patients for clinical trials is not as straightforward as it may seem. Identify­ing patients that match the inclusion and exclusion criteria can be an immense task on its own, yet it is not simply the identification that leads to successful enrollment. In order to collect optimal data, it is imperative to communicate, motivate and […]

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The CenterWatch Weekly, June 19, 2017

Centerwatch - Mon, 2017-06-19 08:00

CNS-centric CRO matching service launches new matching service has launched for scientists working in the therapeutic area of the central nervous system (CNS) who are ready to move their discoveries from the bench to trials, but have no idea where to turn when it comes to nding and choosing a CRO or lab that knows their therapeutic area […]

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SCORR Marketing adds three to team

Centerwatch - Fri, 2017-06-16 13:56

SCORR Marketing, a global health science marketing and communications firm, announced the addition of three employees with health science marketing expertise, including Lea LaFerla, vice president of marketing services; Edlyn Tobias, marketing technology manager; and James Wang, associate director of business development. With more than 20 years of pharmaceutical, drug development and medical device industry […]

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Additions/Deletions for Prescription and OTC Drug Product Lists

FDA News - Fri, 2017-06-16 13:55
The list has been updated through November 2016.
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Frost & Sullivan names Seven Bridges product leader in genomics informatics

Centerwatch - Fri, 2017-06-16 09:13

Seven Bridges, a provider of biomedical data analysis, received the Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for the Genomics Informatics Industry. The award recognizes Seven Bridges’ success in enabling pharmaceutical research and development, in addition to national genomics projects, and establishes the company as the market leader in this fast-growing industry. “Frost & Sullivan firmly believes […]

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Accenture, 1QBit to apply quantum computing to accelerate drug discovery

Centerwatch - Fri, 2017-06-16 09:11

Accenture and quantum software firm 1QBit collaborated with Biogen to develop a first-of-its-kind quantum-enabled molecular comparison application that could significantly improve advanced molecular design to speed up drug discovery for complex neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Researchers at Accenture Labs collaborated with 1QBit to create the new application which enhances Biogen’s existing molecule comparison […]

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Survey: Ridesharing is on the rise for clinical trials

Centerwatch - Fri, 2017-06-16 09:04

The results of a survey of 432 clinical trial research sites reveals that only 44% of sites offer patient transportation assistance, underscoring a long-standing barrier that pharmaceutical companies face in recruiting and retaining patients for clinical trials. The new research, published in a white paper by Continuum Clinical, a global healthcare research and communications company, also […]

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goBalto, Informa partner on global site selection

Centerwatch - Fri, 2017-06-16 09:02

goBalto, a provider of cloud-based clinical study startup (SSU) solutions, announced its partnership with Citeline, part of Informa’s Pharma Intelligence vertical, to integrate data from Citeline’s intelligence platforms—including Trialtrove and Sitetrove—with goBalto’s Select. Indexing information captured by Citeline on more than 390,000 investigators across over 265,000 trials in more than 170 countries to the award-winning […]

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