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2014-07-17 23:09:27

PRA Dincin Fellows Celebrated by Psychiatric Rehabilitation Community at the Recovery Workforce Summit: 2014 PRA Annual Conference on June 22nd McLean, VA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (PRA) is proud to announce new additions to the celebrated group of PRA Dincin Fellows. PRA and the psychiatric rehabilitation community recognized these leaders during the Recovery Workforce Summit: 2014 PRA Annual Conference, on June 22nd in Baltimore, Maryland. PRA...

2014-06-16 08:28:05

The Future of Clinical Development Today RALEIGH, N.C., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced that it has changed its name to PRA Health Sciences (PRA). The name change to PRA Health Sciences is the culmination of several strategic actions which support and enhance the company's commitment to the future of clinical development. Starting over 18 months ago, PRA strategically strengthened its coverage of China and created a...

2014-05-27 08:29:37

600 Subjects Enrolled Over an Eight-Year Period RALEIGH, N.C., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has completed its 20(th) first in human trial with biologics. The milestone is the culmination of 600 subjects enrolled in over eight years of first in human biologics trials, including directly into patient experience. Biologics represent an important class of agents with an increasing share in modern medicine, as a...

2014-05-13 08:33:16

Immunochemistry Services Now Available in Kansas RALEIGH, N.C. and LENEXA, Kan., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced that in addition to offering full-service bioanalytical capabilities in its Assen, The Netherlands, laboratory, it will add immunochemistry services in its Lenexa, Kan., laboratory. PRA is now the only company in the world with full-service bioanalytical capabilities near its clinics to support rapid results...

2014-03-06 12:28:16

Awards Honor Industry's Top CROs RALEIGH, N.C., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has won two CRO Leadership Awards for quality. For its full-service offering, PRA received the "Quality in Emerging Biotech" award, while its Embedded services division, RPS Strategic Solutions, received the "Overall Quality" award. Organized by Life Science Leader Magazine, the annual competition recognizes CROs for outstanding strides in...

2014-02-11 08:28:19

Six PRA Employees Win Awards in Three Categories RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it has been named the 2014 "International Clinical Company of the Year" at the competition's finals ceremony recently held in London. In addition, several PRA employees received individual honors. This international award comes on the heels of PRA being named the "2013 U.S. Clinical Company of the Year" for the second consecutive year...

2014-01-09 08:28:40

Awards Honor Organizations in Asia's Biopharmaceutical Industry RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA, a leading clinical research organization, today announced it is a finalist in the category of Best Life Science Contract Research Organization of the Year for the 4th annual BioPharma Asia Industry Awards. Last year, PRA was voted "Best CRO" for the 3rd annual BioPharma Asia Industry Awards. This year's winner will be determined by an online voting contest. Voting is...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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