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Tjoapack and Photocure sign agreement

May 22, 2018

Global contract packaging organisation, Tjoapack, has signed a five-year agreement with Photocure for the packaging of its proprietary bladder cancer detection products. Hexvix®/Cysview® is a drug that is selectively taken up by cancer cells in the bladder making them glow bright pink during Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLCTM).  BLCTM with Hexvix®/Cysview® improves the detection of tumours […]

Recipharm and Hadasit partner to deliver seamless chemical and clinical services

May 21, 2018

Recipharm, the contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), has partnered with Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development to offer combined clinical, biological and chemical services. Located in Israel, Hadasit, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hadassah Medical Organisation (HMO), offers a variety of research, development and consulting services to customers, primarily in the Middle East. With […]

Big data study by Elsevier probes how well animal studies predict human safety

May 15, 2018

Large-scale study of more than 1.6 million adverse events reported to the FDA and EMA analyses predictivity of animal-human relationship in relation to patient safety A big data analysis conducted by global information analytics business, Elsevier, has evaluated the ability of animal studies to predict human safety. The statistical study examined the consistency between preclinical […]

Oxford Genetics Announces New Online Customer Portal for Custom Research Services

May 14, 2018

Oxford Genetics, a leader in innovative synthetic biology-based technologies for biologics discovery, development and delivery, today announced the launch of a new online customer portal designed to enable customers to better monitor project progress and track communications. This new portal provides customers with real-time updates through 24/7 access to the status of the projects they […]

Tjoapack invests in blistering capabilities

May 8, 2018

Global contract packaging organisation (CPO), Tjoapack has invested in its blistering capacity, adding a new line that will be equipped with late-stage customisation printing capabilities. Expected to be operational by the end of Q3 2018, the new line, at the company’s facility in Etten-Leur, Netherlands, will take its total number of blistering lines to eight. […]

Ed Evarts of 3D Leadership Group Chosen to Address MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference

May 2, 2018

BOSTON, MA, and ARLINGTON, VA, ISSUED MAY 1, 2018…Ed Evarts, leadership development coach, management consulting for 3D Leadership Group (, a Boston-based leadership development firm, has been selected to speak at MAGI’s Clinical Research Conference – 2018 East, being held in Arlington, Virginia, from May 20-23.   Model Agreements & Guidelines International (MAGI) is streamlining […]

Bioclinica Announces Executive Hires and Promotion

April 17, 2018

Nichols, Edwards, Rossi assume key leadership roles Bioclinica®, the world-leading provider of scientific- and technology-enabled solutions for clinical research, today announces two executive-level additions and one promotion, further strengthening and diversifying its executive leadership team. Joining Bioclinica are Gavin Nichols as Chief Information Officer & Executive Vice President, Technology, and Elizabeth Edwards as President, Bioclinica […]

Join visionaries at Spotlight Health, the opening segment of the Aspen Ideas Festival

April 16, 2018

Hundreds of visionaries will be descending on Aspen, Colorado from June 21-24 for the Aspen Ideas Festival: Spotlight Health. This three-day health conference features an exceptional mix of inspiring and provocative experts who dive into the latest topics in medicine, science and health. Attendees are surrounded by the scenic peaks of Aspen, Colorado with plenty […]

Given Three Years To Live – She Transformed Cancer Research

April 3, 2018

Every once in a while a story comes along that grabs you, inspires you, and motivates you. This is one of those stories. A March 26, 2018 article in Forbes provides an in-depth profile of Kathy Giusti, Founder of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) and Co-Chair of the HBS Kraft Precision Medicine Accelerator. This […]

bioLIVE to introduce global biopharma country ranking

March 26, 2018

Global analysis will rank each major biomanufacturing country’s market growth potential, innovation and competitiveness Amsterdam, 26th March 2018: bioLIVE – the UBM bioprocessing and manufacturing event opening in October (9-11) in Madrid – announces that it is to build on the success of last year’s global small molecule country rankings by introducing a biologics manufacturing and processing […]

Recipharm names 2017 International Environmental Award winner

March 13, 2018

Recipharm has announced that its 2017 International Environmental Award will be presented to Karen Kidd, Professor in Biology, and Geography & Earth Sciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and Jarislowsky Chair in Environment and Health. Dr Kidd’s research, which involves multiple partners including Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, several universities […]

Certara Launches Industry-First Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Consortium on Immuno-oncology with Leading Pharma Company Members

March 13, 2018

Consortium will develop a QSP Immuno-oncology Simulator to test combination cancer therapies and different dose regimens and biomarkers in computer-generated, virtual patients     Certara®, the global leader in model-informed drug development and regulatory science, today announced the launch of its Quantitative Systems Pharmacology (QSP) Immuno-oncology Simulator Consortium.   QSP combines computational modeling and experimental […]

Phoenix Marketing Solutions Transforms to Phoenix Group

February 20, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ (February 15, 2018) — Phoenix Marketing Solutions, a recognized leader in full-service medical communications and speakers bureau management, has announced its rebrand and will officially be known as Phoenix Group. The new company name aligns strategically with Phoenix Group’s core and vision — a multidisciplinary group unified with one common purpose: to transform […]

Saneca Pharma appoints new CEO

February 19, 2018

Contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) Saneca Pharma has announced the appointment of its new CEO, Richard Král. Richard, who has been the sales and marketing director at Saneca for almost three years, has previously worked for GlaxoSmithKline and Zentiva Group across the Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonweath of Independent States (CIS) […]

Wout Brusselaers to Speak at HIMSS18 on Finding the Return on Investment of Artificial Intelligence

February 14, 2018

HIMSS has named Wout Brusselaers, chief executive officer of Deep 6 AI , an artificial intelligence (AI) company focused on accelerating patient recruitment for clinical trials, as a speaker for the 2018 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition (HIMSS18). Brusselaers will co-present the “Finding the ROI of AI” educational session with Bobbie J. Rimel, MD, gynecologic oncologist and associate director for gynecological […]

Symcel expands staff for clinical market growth and Horizon 2020 funded validation of antimicrobial susceptibility testing

February 7, 2018

calScreener™ to become the industry gold standard for combination testing of antibiotics within five years 7 February 2018: Symcel – the company behind the revolutionary cell-based assay tool for real-time cell metabolism measurements, calScreener™ – is expanding to bring its patented technology to the clinical antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) markets. The company states it is […]

Data Integrity, Business and Process Efficiencies Take Center Stage as CRF Health Appoints New Vice President of Quality Assurance

January 31, 2018

Plymouth Meeting, PA – January 30, 2018:  CRF Health, a leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology and service solutions for the life sciences industry, has today announced the appointment of former Novartis veteran and eClinical Quality Assurance and Data Integrity Specialist, Tom Haag, as Vice President, Quality Assurance. Haag’s role at CRF Health will […]

Collaboration: why aren’t we making progress toward a healthier world?

January 18, 2018

by Adele Gulfo Biopharmaceutical Executive PharmaVOICE 100 Honoree — 2007 and 2016 As I was on the NYC Subway headed toward the PharmaVOICE 100 Celebration last September to participate on a panel tasked with the following question: “Collaboration: why aren’t we making progress toward a healthier world,” I saw this ad about the health consequences […]

BioIVT Launches Scientific Advisory Board, Expands Drug Development Expertise

January 12, 2018

New SAB members include a Nobel Laureate, modeling and simulation guru, pediatric oncologist, and bioanalytical operations and infectious disease experts     BioIVT, a leading provider of biospecimens and related services, today announced the launch of its BioIVT Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). BioIVT’s eminent and world-renowned SAB members will provide the company with scientific and […]

HBAdvantage – A New Era

January 2, 2018

A New Era. The HBA’s new brand was unveiled to a sellout crowd at its annual conference in November. With the splendor of a new style, color, flair and messaging, HBA is clearly positioned as a formidable united force for change in the healthcare industry. The new brand is a catalyst designed to accelerate HBA’s […]

CEO Blog: Social Media Enhances My Interactions with Customers

December 19, 2017

By Brent Saunders, CEO, Allergan As a young executive at Schering-Plough, I learned a lot from Fred Hassan about the importance of ‘Being Connected’ and ‘Tuning In’ to customers by spending time with them and our front-line sales teams. It was the best way to understand their experience with our products, identify things that we could do to improve patient […]

Building a Collaborative HCP-Patient Relationship: Insights from Health Psychology

December 18, 2017

Research shows that patients who have a good relationship with their HCPs are more likely to achieve better health outcomes and have greater adherence to their treatment. Dr. Kate Perry, Director of Behavioral Science at Atlantis Healthcare, provides insights on the benefits of a collaborative therapeutic alliance – why it’s important, how it evolves throughout […]

Bioclinica Launches Clinical Adjudication Led by Experienced Medical Specialists and Researchers for Enhanced Safety and Efficacy in Clinical Trials

December 4, 2017

Transforms adjudication process, enabling sponsors to meet regulatory requirements using centralized and independent expert clinical event review Bioclinica®, the world-leading provider of technology-enabled solutions for clinical research, today announces the launch of Bioclinica Clinical Adjudication, a transformational offering in which medical specialists and researchers, backed by advanced technology, lead independent Clinical Event Committee (CEC) review. […]