ICON has expanded its capacity to drive study quality and efficacy in clinical research by acquiring fellow Irish company Firecrest Clinical. No financial details were released on the deal. Founded in 2001 and based in Limerick, Firecrest has developed and markets a site-performance management system that ICON says has been used by nine of the
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has entered into an agreement to purchase Shenzhen Neptunus’ stake in a previously formed joint venture between the companies involved in the development and manufacture of influenza vaccines in China, Hong Kong, and Macau. GSK will pay Shenzhen Neptunus $39 million, after which GSK will be the sole owner of the joint venture
Amgen has been boosted by the news that regulators in the European Union have given the green light to Xgeva for cancer-related fractures.
Amgen has been boosted by the news that regulators in the European Union have given the green light to Xgeva for cancer-related fractures. Specifically, the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Xgeva (denosumab) for the prevention of skeletal-related events in adults with bone metastases from solid tumours. The Commission has also granted the
Quintiles is considering setting up at least two more Prime Sites in the UK to make the most of what it regards as a still fertile environment for clinical trials. The US-based biopharmaceutical services company established the first of its international network of Prime Sites at Queen Mary, University of London in 2007. The company recently gave a further vote of confidence to the UK as a key location for clinical research by investing in a clinical research facility – part of the new William Harvey Heart Centre – at the same site.
As part of our continued expansion, Clinical Professionals now advertise all UK and European roles on New Scientist. New Scientist is a weekly international science magazine and website covering recent developments in science and technology for a general English-speaking audience. Founded in 1956, it is published by Reed Business Information Ltd and based in London.
The PharmaTimes Clinical Researcher of the Year competition is open for entry! New for 2011! Categories have been introduced that recognise the differing competencies and skill sets required for Project Managers working with the CRO from those working within Pharma companies. Participation in the competition has been designed to minimise any loss of focus in
Clinical Professionals are attending the PIPA Conference 2011. This year’s PIPA summer conference will be held on 4th & 5th July 2011 at the four star Barcelo Oxford Hotel – located two miles from the city centre and just minutes from both the A34 and M40: https://www.barcelo-hotels.co.uk/hotels/central-england/barcelo-oxford-hotel Preparations for this year’s conference programme are complete,
Clinical Professionals and Only Medics have been entered in for the National Online Recruitment Awards, NORA.
Clinical Professionals and Only Medics have recently been entered in for the National Online Recruitment Awards, NORA. Established in 2001, NORA reward the excellence in the UK online recruitment process, that has been unparalleled anywhere else in the world. We are delighted to be a part of these prestigious awards, and as we both reach
only medics is a specialist international medical recruitment company that focuses exclusively on recruiting pharmaceutical physicians at all levels on behalf of pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, Clinical Research Organisations (CROs) and Regulatory Authorities across Europe. To further enhance our services we are today launching our new website that offers pharmaceutical physicians an unrivalled resource to
The ABPI Annual Conference and Dinner 2011 will take place on Wednesday 25 May, 2011 at The Lancaster, London W2. This year the conference will be firmly focusing on the changed NHS landscape and the new ways in which the industry will need to position, price and promote its vital contribution to UK healthcare. Please use