A look at the 44th DIA Annual Meeting, including products and services offered by exhibiting companies, as well as trends, and a message from the meeting’s chairperson, Jeffrey Sherman.
Drug Safety Issues Are Top of Mind
Aris Introduces Planning Module for Regulatory Tracking
ClinPhone Updates Combined EDC-IVR Solution
CRF Offers E-diary for Tablet PCs
DrugLogic Introduces Pharmacovigilance Solution
eCast Launches CT Select to Change Patient Selection for Clinical Trials
eResearchTechnology and nSpire Health to Deliver Integrated Cardiac Safety Services
Medidata Broadens Partner Program
OmniComm and Logos Partner for Phase I EDC
Oracle Provides Closed-Loop Marketing Solution
Perceptive Informatics Improves Clinical Site Monitoring
Phase Forward Delivers Enhanced InForm Solution
PHT Launches SitePad Tablet
PPD Enhances its Portfolio of EDC Services
Take Solutions Expands Submissions Assurance Program
Thomson Introduces Solutions for the Generics Market
Abt Associates Clinical Trials Changes Name
Bio-Imaging Technologies Acquires Phoenix Data Systems
Chiltern Opens a New Office in Russia
Clinsys Launches New Division
DSG Establishes Subsidiary in India
Global Research Services Expands in China
i3 Offers Late-Phase Research Services
inVentiv Clinical Expands to Latin American Region
Lifetree Clinical Offer Bioanlytical Services
Parexel Expands Global Clinical Capabilities
PharmaNet Subsidiary Enters Into Consortium
PRA Opens New Office in India
Premier Research and Octagon Research Agree to Partner
Quintiles Provides Central Services in Japan
Thomson Expands Web of Science
United BioSource Acquires Publication Planning Company
Wolters Kluwer Health and Johns Hopkins Launch The Patient
Dr. Malek Bajbouj, Parexel
Dr. Larry Ereshefsky, Parexel
Jacque Fisher, Parexel
Dr. Imogene Grimes, Parexel
Dr. Alamelu Chandrasekaran, Icon
Dr. Tom McCloskey, Icon
Dr. Oren Cohen, Quintiles Transnational
Ben Daniel, MedPoint Communications
Dr. Joan Drucker, Radiant Development
Dr. Chris Gregory, Clinsys Clinical Research
Dr. Linda Patricia Miller, Clinsys Clinical Research
Dr. Nermina Nakas, Clinsys Clinical Research
Dr. John Oh, Clinsys, Clinical Research
Dr. Daniel Wood, Clinsys, Clinical Research
Stephen Johnson, OmniComm Systems
Michael Kaufmann, Cardinal Health
James Miskel, MDS Pharma Services
Teresa Winslow, MDS Pharma Services
Dr. Lawrence Reiter, Criterium
John Rogers, Octagon Research Solutions
Laurie Streling, Clinical Resource Network
Alison Taber, Copernicus Group IRB
Dr. Mike Wilkerson, PPD
Dr. Richard Williams, INC Research
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DIA Exhibiting Companies at a Glance
Abt Bio-Pharma Solutions Inc., Cambridge, Mass., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Abt Associates Inc. that specializes in demonstrating the value, safety, and efficacy of health technologies through prospective studies such as registries and clinical trials as well as through analyses of retrospective data. For more information, visit abtbiopharma.com.
Aris Global LLC, Stamford, Conn., is a global provider of software solutions and consultancy services to assist life-sciences organizations. For more information, visit arisglobal.com.
Cardinal Health Inc., Dublin, Ohio, is a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and surgical supplies and technologies dedicated to making healthcare safer and more productive. For more information, visit cardinalhealth.com.
Chiltern International Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., is a global contract research organization with experience in conducting and staffing global Phase I to Phase V trials. For more information, visit chiltern.com.
ClinPhone, East Windsor, N.J., is a clinical technology organization providing innovative and proven solutions for global clinical trials. For more information, visit clinphone.com.
Clinsys Clinical Research Inc., Bedminster, N.J., provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device companies a broad range of clinical research services in support of Phase I-IV drug development. For more information, visit clinsys.com.
Copernicus Group IRB, Research Triangle Park, N.C., is an independent institutional review board dedicated to protecting the rights and welfare of research study participants. For more information, visit cgirb.com.
CRF Inc., Waltham, Mass., is a leading global provider of electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) and wireless data collection solutions for the life-sciences industry. For more information, visit crfhealth.com
CRI Worldwide Inc., Clementon, N.J., is a leading provider of Phase I to Phase IV clinical development testing and research services for central nervous system (CNS), psychiatric, pain, and other drug compounds. For more information, visit criww.com.
Criterium Inc., Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is a full-service, global CRO that offers a mix of high-quality clinical-research services, real-time data acquisition, and personalized communication processes to manage a clinical trial from initial planning to approval, on time and on budget. For more information, visit criteriuminc.com.
DrugLogic Inc, Reston, Va., specializes in developing analytical tools and enterprise process support systems for managing risks related to drug safety issues. For more information, visit druglogic.com.
DSG Inc., Malvern, Pa., supports clinical-trial data collection with technology solutions, including EDC, electronic patient diaries, and digital on-demand CRF publishing management software. For more information, visit dsg-us.com.
eCast Corp., Raleigh, NC., a clinical research company, offers clinical integration and automation tools for physicians. For more information, visit ecastcorp.com.
eResearchTechnology Inc., Philadelphia, is a provider of technology-based products and services that enable the pharmaceutical, biotechnological, medical-device, and contract resource companies to collect, interpret, and distribute cardiac safety and clinical data more efficiently. For more information, visit ert.com.
Global Research Services LLC (GRS), Rockville, Md., is a full-service clinical-trials management organization with offices and/or presence on the ground across six continents. For more information, visit grs-cro.com.
i3 Innovus, Basking Ridge, N.J., an Ingenix company, provides a scientific view of the marketplace and has expertise in health economics, outcomes, and late-phase research. For more information, visit i3innovus.com.
Icon Plc., North Wales, Pa., is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit iconplc.com.
INC Research Inc., Raleigh, N.C., is a therapeutically focused contract research organization. For more information, visit incresearch.com.
inVentiv Clinical Solutions, Houston, a division of inVentiv Health, provides clinical staffing, clinical operations, biostatistics, and data management solutions. For more information, visit inventivclinical.com.
invivodata Inc., Pittsburgh, combines behavioral science, information technology, and clinical expertise to capture clinical-trial data of the highest integrity directly from patients. For more information, visit invivodata.com.
Lifetree Clinical Research, Salt Lake City, is a specialized research organization. For more information, visit lifetreeresearch.com.
Logos Technologies, London, is a provider of integrated clinical-trial solutions to the world’s pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and clinical-research organizations. For more information, visit logostechnologies.com.
MDS Pharma Services, King of Prussia, Pa., offers a full spectrum of resources to meet the drug discovery and development needs of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. For more information, visit mdsps.com.
Medidata Solutions, New York, delivers technology to safely accelerate the process of bringing life-saving treatments to market. For more information, visit mdsol.com.
MedPoint Communications Inc., Evanston, Ill., provides communications and e-media services to the worldwide pharmaceutical and biotech industries. For more information, visit medpt.com.
nSpire Health Inc., Longmont, Colo., develops and manufactures respiratory-care products and provides related services. For more information, visit nspirehealth.com.
Octagon Research Solutions Inc., Wayne, Pa., offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life-sciences industry. For more information, visit octagonresearch.com.
OmniComm Systems Inc., Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., provides customer-driven Internet solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, research, and medical-device organizations that conduct life-changing clinical-trial research. For more information, visit omnicomm.com.
Oracle Corp., Redwood Shores, Calif., is an enterprise software company. For more information, visit oracle.com.
Parexel International Corp., Waltham, Mass., provides a broad range of knowledge-based contract research, medical communications, and consulting services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical-device industries. For more information, visit parexel.com.
Perceptive Informatics Inc., Waltham, Mass., is a division of Parexel International that offers medical imaging services to rapidly and objectively assess the safety and efficacy of new drugs, biologics, and medical devices in clinical trials. For more information, visit perceptive.com.
Phase Forward Inc., Waltham, Mass., is a provider of integrated data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety. For more information, visit phaseforward.com.
Phoenix Data Systems, King of Prussia, Pa., is a global clinical data services provider of electronic data capture (EDC) services. For more information, visit phoenixdatasystems.net.
PPD Inc., Wilmington, N.C., is a leading global contract research organization providing discovery, development, and postapproval services, as well as compound partnering programs. For more information, visit ppdi.com.
PRA International, Raleigh, N.C., is a global clinical development organization. For more information, visit prainternational.com.
Premier Research Group Plc., Philadelphia, is a solutions-driven CRO that leverages its commitment to therapeutic focus and scientific expertise to deliver clinical-trial services of the highest quality for biopharmaceutical and medical-device companies. For more information, visit premier-research.com.
Quintiles Transnational Corp., Research Triangle Park, N.C., provides a broad range of professional services in drug development, financial partnering, and commercialization for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare industries. For more information, visit quintiles.com.
Radiant Development, Chicago, is a full-service CRO and a division of Radiant Research Inc. For more information, visit radiantdevelopment.com.
Take Solutions, Princeton, N.J., is a leading international business technology company with products backed by a strong domain expertise in life sciences and supply chain management. For more information, visit takesolutions.com.
Thomson Scientific, Philadelphia, is a division of Thomson Reuters that provides information and knowledge to accelerate research, discovery, and innovation. For more information, visit scientific.thomson.com.
United BioSource (UBC), Bethesda, Md., is a global pharmaceutical services organization that combines deep scientific knowledge with broad execution expertise across the lifecycle continuum. For more information, visit unitedbiosource.com.
Wolters Kluwer Health, Conshohocken, Pa., a division of Wolters Kluwer, is a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals, and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy, and the pharmaceutical industry. For more information, visit wkhealth.com.