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RCRC Independent Review Board Celebrates 25 Years of Trusted Service

October 31, 2010

RCRC Independent Review Board Celebrates 25 Years of Trusted Service

Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2010

RCRC Independent Review Board today announced it is celebrating 25 years as a trusted, leading provider of professional IRB services. RCRC provides IRB review for all phases of research in a variety of therapeutic areas and study designs for the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. Additionally, RCRC provides ethical review for behavioral and social science research including; data collection, repository, surveys, outcomes and registries.

Founded in 1985, under the parent company PPD, Inc., RCRC IRB has become one of the most established independent review boards in the nation. In September 2008, RCRC IRB was acquired by Cenetron Diagnostics, LTD, a premier provider of molecular laboratory services. Since the acquisition, RCRC IRB has attained full accreditation from the Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP) and has enhanced its services and capabilities to meet the growing client demand.

In February 2009 RCRC IRB launched GlobeSync̢Ң Virtual Workspace, a WEB-based IRB document delivery and repository for clinical trials. GlobeSync̢Ң provides sponsors, study managers, study monitors, and investigators secure, real-time access to IRB study documents enabling more efficient document delivery. One year later, in February 2010, RCRC IRB launched SafeSync̢Ң Online Submissions, a WEB-based IRB document submission system for clinical trials. SafeSync̢Ң offers sponsors, study managers, and investigators a more efficient and secure document submission delivery system.

“RCRC IRB has undergone some changes through the last 25 years, but some things with RCRC have never changed,” said Emory Martin, PharmD, Chairman. “RCRC staff have always worked hard to establish high quality and consistent operating practices and to stay abreast of regulatory changes. The medical and ethical consultants associated with RCRC have always been focused on the protection of human subjects and maintained active supervision of research in a way that helps participants understand the procedures, risks, and benefits of each investigational study.”

RCRC Independent Review Board is a leading provider of professional IRB services, celebrating 25 years of trusted service, with a passionate commitment to the protection of the rights and welfare of clinical research participants.

For additional information visit http://www.rcrc-irb.com.

Contact:

Priscilla Short, BHA, CIM, CIP, CCRP

Executive Director

RCRC Independent Review Board

priscilla(dot)short(at)rcrc-irb(dot)com

+1 512.380.1244 ext 200

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