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2014-04-02 20:21:59

Dr. Mark W Jacobson also strengthens clinical team. LAMBERTVILLE, N.J., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CROnos Clinical Consulting, a global neuroscience focused clinical data quality control organization (QCO) with proven processes for delivering results, announced today that Dr. Nina Engelhardt has joined the Company as Vice President, Scientific Innovation. Dr. Engelhardt has been actively involved in innovations in trial methodology and clinical assessment to increase the success...

2013-12-02 12:26:14

HAMILTON, N.J., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAvante, Inc., the world's leading provider of centralized assessments and monitoring in clinical trials of treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, announced that biopharmaceutical company Cerecor Inc. will use MedAvante Central Ratings in the phase 2 clinical study of CERC-301, an investigational drug intended for the adjunctive treatment of subjects with major depressive disorder (MDD) who have not adequately responded to...

2013-09-16 08:23:50

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Standards for the residential construction industry have been given another push up the ladder with the launch of HERS Rater Exam Prep (http://RaterExamPrep.com). The online training, from the prolific Home Performance Diagnostics author Corbett Lunsford (http://CorbettLunsford.com), is designed as a low-cost supplement to HERS Rater Training, or for already-certified HERS Raters who want to brush up on their skills. (Photo:...

Software Aims To Replace Human Essay Graders
2012-04-26 06:58:49

A new piece of software designed to automatically read and grade student essays may be able to do just as good of a job as humans, according to a new study. The study ran over 16,000 essays from middle school and high school tests through automated systems developed by nine companies. The essays came from six different states and had originally been graded by a human, and the researchers set out to find whether a computer using software would be comparable to the human grading. The...

2011-11-14 08:42:00

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroCog Trials, Inc. and Advance Visuals, Inc. announced today that the use of video recordings of neurocognitive testing in a large international clinical trial is helping to identify both subtle and gross errors in test administration and scoring. This video recording technology reflects an evolution towards greater vigilance regarding the accurate, unbiased assessment of neuropsychological effects of new drugs. The use of video review is...

2011-06-08 09:01:00

HAMILTON, N.J., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAvante, Inc., the leader in centralized expert evaluation of treatments for central nervous system disorders, announced it has added significant operations in Eastern and Western Europe, supported by a hub office in Munich, Germany, to complement its Centralized Ratings services offered in the United States and Russia. MedAvante Centralized Ratings will expand to well over a dozen countries before the end of the year. "MedAvante has reached...

2010-10-26 09:00:00

HAMILTON, N.J. and ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAvante, Inc., the leader in centralized expert evaluation of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, and Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: RNN) a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing and commercializing potential best in class oncology and CNS therapeutics, announced that Rexahn will use MedAvante 's Remote Centralized Ratings(TM) in their randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2b clinical study...

2010-10-04 10:50:00

NEWARK, Del., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning early in 2011, TCG (The Cognition Group) will offer on-site rater training educational seminars for cognitive assessment scales. This new service will help develop on-site staff expertise in a diverse set of screening and efficacy scales not limited to Investigator Meetings (IMs). Clinical sites that experienced recent turnover in clinical staff, that are newly formed and wish to appeal to pharmaceutical sponsors seeking clinical trial...

2010-09-14 09:00:00

HAMILTON, N.J., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MedAvante, Inc., the leader in centralized expert evaluation of CNS disorders, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first New Drug Application (NDA) for a psychiatric medication including primary outcome data collected by MedAvante centralized raters. Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical R&D, a Johnson & Johnson company, submitted the NDA for the drug paliperidone palmitate, now known as Invega...

2010-07-08 12:44:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ePharmaSolutions, a leading provider of clinical research services, completed a landmark research survey of over 205 clinical researchers in 18 countries who administer psychometric rating scales to measure the improvement or worsening of symptoms in psychiatric and neurologic clinical trials. A few survey highlights include: 82% of raters surveyed prefer to be trained by scale author or someone expert in the field. 85% of raters surveyed...