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2014-07-23 12:30:55

Company Bolsters Executive Management Team to Increase Partnerships and Accelerate Growth MINNETONKA, Minn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedNet Solutions, a global life sciences technology company specializing in clinical study management systems, is pleased to announce that M. Clareece West, a proven life sciences industry executive with over 25 years of experience, has been named Chief Operating Officer (COO). Clareece will be responsible for MedNet's day-to-day operating activities,...

2014-07-15 12:29:11

LONDON and WILMINGTON, N.C. and CARY, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiltern and Ockham, two leading full-service contract research organizations (CROs), today announce that Chiltern has acquired 100% of Ockham and that the companies will merge their operations. The combined company will be called Chiltern. Ockham's management team will join the management of the enlarged group, thus ensuring a seamless continuation of high quality services. Chiltern's CEO Jim Esinhart, PhD will be...

2014-06-26 23:14:01

Clinovo, a Technology-focused CRO Based in Silicon Valley, to Leverage Keet’s Leadership Experience in Healthcare IT. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Glenn Keet, former President at Axolotl and Senior Vice President at Optum, joins Clinovo as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Glenn brings nearly 30 years of experience in the Healthcare IT industry to the Sunnyvale-based Contract Research Organization (CRO). Founder Ale Gicqueau simultaneously transitioned into the role of...

2014-06-26 08:29:00

Expansion to Accelerate Critical Research with Goal of Bringing Novel Therapies to Patients Faster NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) and OnDeckBiotech announced today a strategic partnership to provide a new platform technology for ADDF ACCESS. ADDF ACCESS is an open access database that provides a network of contract research organizations (CROs), drug development consultants and educational resources focused for...

2014-06-03 23:05:52

Third Annual Avoca Quality Consortium Summit Focuses on New Ways to Break Down Silos, Advance Technology, and Build Bridges to Patients during Clinical Trials Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Top executives from across the pharmaceutical and Contract Research Organization (CRO) industries attended the Avoca Quality Consortium Summit on May 6th and 7th to discuss new opportunities for proactively building quality into clinical programs through collaboration. The concept of building...

2014-06-03 08:32:40

NAPA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- bioskin(®), a leading dermatology CRO offering global clinical trial services, announces they have joined the Medrio partner program. Using Medrio's eClinical Software as a Service (SaaS) suite, bioskin(®) is able to provide clients a user-friendly, efficient and cost-effective solution for data collection. "Our data managers are able to build the study themselves, without losing valuable time communicating with external programmers....

2014-05-29 23:13:33

Sophie McCallum, Director of Operations at Clinovo, Will Speak on June 3rd at the 2014 Partnerships in Medical Device Trials Conference in Chicago, IL. Sunnyvale, CA. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Sophie McCallum, Director of Operations at Clinovo, has been invited to discuss outsourcing strategies for clinical trials with Stryker Orthopedics, Aesculap, and Valeritas, at the 2014 Partnerships in Medical Device Trials Conference in Chicago, IL. Clinovo will also showcase at booth #7 ClinCapture...

2014-05-28 08:32:52

PHILADELPHIA, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Premier Research today announced the appointment of Martin Nicklasson, Ph.D., to its board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91686 Nicklasson brings to Premier Research a wealth of international experience in the biopharmaceutical sector, both at the executive and at the board level. A native of Sweden with a doctoral degree from the University of Uppsala, Nicklasson held positions in pharmaceutical...

2014-05-27 23:04:12

Outsourcing in the drug discovery market reached $13 billion in 2013, which increased about 15% from $11 billion in 2012. The global drug discovery outsourcing market is expected to continue a similar growth pattern in the next five years, according to the Kalorama report, “Outsourcing in Drug Discovery: The Contract Research Organization (CRO) Market, 6th Edition.” New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The market for outsourced drug discovery services is robust with an optimistic...

2014-05-20 23:13:19

Salimetrics, the leading provider of salivary research and diagnostic tools, has expanded CLIA testing services in the SalivaLab to provide salivary bioscience-based analytics to contract research organizations (CROs). (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CROs can benefit from out-sourcing saliva testing services to the Salimetrics SalivaLab or by using Salimetrics leading research and in vitro salivary assay kits. Under this umbrella, CROs can develop an economic, flexible and scalable model to obtain...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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