Key Opinion Leaders

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. […]

Worldwide Clinical Trials Receives First Annual 2017 Medidata Accelerator Award

November 30, 2017

Company recognized at the Medidata NEXT Global Customer and Partner Conference MORRISVILLE, NC, November TBD, 2017 – Worldwide Clinical Trials ( has been recognized by Medidata (NASDAQ: MDSO), the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions and data analytics for clinical research, with the first annual Medidata Accelerator Award. The award recognizes a CRO that demonstrates […]

Symcel secures €3.6 million Horizon 2020 Phase II grant for clinical validation of customized antimicrobial susceptibility testing

November 27, 2017

Symcel: 21 November 2017: Symcel, the company behind the revolutionary cell-based assay tool for real-time cell metabolism measurements, calScreener™, has secured €3.572 million Horizon 2020 funding to support the company’s evaluation of improved combination testing of antibiotics against extensively drug-resistant bacteria in sepsis patients. The project runs over 28 months with a consortium of internationally recognized […]

Comprehend Systems Appoints New CEO in Response to Surging Demand for Clinical Intelligence Solutions; Enterprise Growth Expert to Scale Company and Expand Partner Ecosystem

November 20, 2017

Redwood City, Calif., November 13, 2017—Comprehend Systems, Inc., the leader in Clinical Intelligence solutions, has named Terry Cunningham CEO.  Cunningham will focus on scaling Comprehend in response to explosive customer demand for solutions that reduce time and risk in clinical trials. Cunningham will also drive expanded partner programs to help sponsors achieve faster, better clinical […]

BioIVT to Present Advances in Immunohistochemistry at AAPS Annual Meeting

November 8, 2017

BioIVT will also showcase its expanded research services resulting from its Qualyst Transporter Solutions and Asterand Bioscience™ acquisitions earlier this year BioIVT, a leading provider of biospecimens and related services, today announced that it will be presenting and exhibiting at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting. This conference will be held from […]

Bioclinica Acquires MDDX Research & Informatics Combining Advanced Image Management Cloud Technology with Its Scientific and Medical Imaging Leadership

November 7, 2017

Best-in-class solution ensures sponsors and CROs have global access to efficient, accurate, and scalable medical imaging to drive better data and outcomes DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Nov. 6, 2017 – Bioclinica®, the world-leading provider of scientific-enabled Medical Imaging, eHealth, and patient-centric solutions supporting clinical research, today announces it has acquired Silicon Valley-based MDDX Research & Informatics, adding […]

Certara-Monash University Industry Fellowship Program Receives Funding from MTPConnect’s Project Fund Program

October 26, 2017

Fellowship program recognised as a big, bold idea to improve the productivity, competitiveness and innovative capacity of Australia’s medtech, biotech and pharmaceutical sector MTPConnect – the Medical Technologies and Pharmaceuticals Industry Growth Centre – today announced it will provide a proposed AUD750,000 provisional funding to the Certara-Monash University Industry Fellowship Program over two years, with […]

Elsevier announces winners of the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize

October 25, 2017

Three young chemistry researchers recognized for their innovative and original research Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, announced the three winners of the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize at its annual Symposium held in Shanghai, China. Celebrating top research by leading young chemists across the globe, the Reaxys PhD Prize recognizes innovative […]

BioIVT Expands Its Support for Precision Medicine Researchers

October 25, 2017

BioIVT is sponsoring the Powering Precision Health Summit 2017 and showcasing its precision medicine product and services portfolio BioIVT, a leading provider of biospecimens and related services, today announced that it is sponsoring the Powering Precision Health Summit (PPHS) 2017. This conference will bring together leaders in biomarker research and translational medicine to present the […]

Albumedix Establishes Scientific Advisory Board

October 22, 2017

Press Release: Copenhagen, Denmark: Albumedix has announced the formation of a Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to provide governance, oversight and advice to Albumedix’s R&D organization as it builds and develops its pipeline of proprietary and differentiated drugs. The SAB, chaired by Dr. John Westwick, includes distinguished individuals with deep relevant experience in science and pharmaceutical […]

Dr. Ron Jurgensen, Newport Beach Dentist Celebrates 30 Years of Humanitarian Service in Third-World Countries – Offering Hope Where there is None

October 13, 2017

Dr. Ron Jurgensen, Newport Beach Dentist Celebrates 30 Years of Humanitarian Service in Third-World Countries – Offering Hope Where there is None Every year for the past 30 years, Dr. Jurgensen has spent his vacations relieving the unimaginable suffering of impoverished people who have no access to dental care or hygiene. Newport Beach, Calif., October […]

CRF Health Appoints Key Executives Following Business Growth and Investment

October 12, 2017

Plymouth Meeting, PA – October 12, 2017:  CRF Health, a leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology and service solutions for the life sciences industry, has made two senior appointments to support the continuing growth of the global business. CRF Health will expand its operations team with the addition of Neil Conroy as VP of […]

Boris Johnson stresses ‘importance of the life sciences sector to the UK economy’ at TraceLink’s new European HQ launch

September 18, 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has officially opened TraceLink’s new European headquarters in Uxbridge, UK. As the European pharmaceutical industry prepares for new serialization requirements set out in the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD), the new headquarters will allow TraceLink, the world’s largest track and trace network for connecting the life sciences supply chain, to continue its […]

New Certara Paper Shows How Viral Kinetic Modeling Increases Influenza Knowledge and Advances Drug Development

September 7, 2017

Paper highlights benefits of combining different types of mathematical modeling to maximize use of all available pre-clinical, clinical and epidemiological data Certara®, the global leader in model-informed drug development and regulatory science, today announced that its comprehensive influenza viral kinetic modeling review has just been published in Current Pharmacology Reports. As the number of drug-resistant […]

Worldwide Clinical Trials Experts to Advance Dialogue on the Future of Clinical Research for Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disorders

August 29, 2017

MORRISVILLE, NC, AUG 24, 2017 – To advance exploration of uncommon approaches to clinical research and development challenges, Worldwide Clinical Trials ( will host the next in its series of ‘Eavesdropping on the Experts’ webinars, titled “Exploring the Future of Clinical Research for Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disorders.” Significant research into immune-mediated inflammatory disorder (IMID) pathology and […]

Announcing the first Microbiome Futures – A Global Translational Roadmap

August 29, 2017

Global Engage is partnering with Nature Biotechnology to launch the first meeting of Microbiome Futures – A Global Translational Roadmap in New York next year. The congress, which will take place on May 23rd, 2018, will bring together key opinion leaders and will focus on laying out the technical challenges and strategic opportunities for basic […]

CR Expo China 2017 Poised to Boost Rise of Assistive Device Industry

August 21, 2017

The press conference for Care & Rehabilitation Expo China 2017 was held at China Disabled Persons’ Federation, on August 14th, 2017. Present at the conference are leaders including HU Xiangyang, Director of Rehabilitation Department of China Disabled Persons’ Federation, LI Xi, Director of China Assistive Devices and Technology Centre for Persons with Disabilities, OU Ling, […]