At BIO, San Diego touts its genomics breadth

The annual BIO meeting brings out economic development authorities from across the US and around the world, all pitching their locales as the preferred place to site a new lab or biotech manufacturing facility. This year, host city San Diego […]

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INC Research and Inventiv Health to merge

The No. 7 (by revenue) contract research organization, INC Research, and the No. 6 CRO, inVentiv Health, are merging, creating what the company managements expect will be the No. 3 CRO, plus, by virtue of inVentiv’s “contract commercial organization,” a […]

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Clinical trial sites lack accounting resources

Clinical trials churn out furious amounts of data; that’s their purpose, after all. But administering the trial, particularly for stipends and reimbursements for patients, are a non-value-added part of the process. At the same time, trial administrators and sponsors are […]

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Marken launches 24-hour patient call center

Claiming to have the first such service in the clinical logistics industry, Marken (RTP, NC) has started a call center service to coordinate drop-offs and pickups for clinical trial subjects. With the PIC in place, clinical trial sponsors could choose, […]

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