Newsletter | April 19, 2012

04.19.12 -- Industry Insights From PAREXEL Chief Operating Officer Dr. Goldberg

Clinical Leader
Industry Insights From PAREXEL Chief Operating Officer Dr. Goldberg
By Rob Wright, Chief Editor, Life Science Leader magazine
By Rob Wright, Chief Editor, <U>Life Science Leader</u> magazine Over the past several years, the biopharmaceutical industry has been preparing for many blockbusters to come off patent. Facing the difficulty of replacing that revenue stream the industry's focus in the emerging niche-buster era has centered on how to make R&D more efficient, including in the management of R&D dollars.
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Webinar: Online Clinical Communities &mdash; Effective Platforms To Promote Collaboration And Improve Efficiency Of Clinical Trials

Webinar: Online Clinical Communities — Effective Platforms To Promote Collaboration And Improve Efficiency Of Clinical Trials

May 2, 2012 at 2:00 PM, EST

Within3, JB Ashtin, and Ballard Spahr, LLP, present a webinar on using virtual, private communities to improve clinical trial communication between sponsors and sites. Topics include: benefits of connecting trial sites with sponsors, advantages of creating a centralized location to host trial resources, and leveraging compliance with regulatory guidelines in litigation. Register today.

Featured Articles

Foreign Clinical Trial Data
Given the high cost of moving a promising drug candidate through years of clinical trials, it’s no wonder that more and more drug manufacturers have begun conducting at least some of their clinical trials in foreign countries. With lower costs and shorter recruiting times, the use of foreign sites is appealing to all drug developers, but especially to those involved in generic and “fast-track” approval programs. Read more.

Products Lighten Load For Life Sciences Shipping
CryoPort Inc., a company founded more than a decade ago, is looking to aggressively build market share in 2011 with both hometown and global customers by providing an approach that replaces dry ice to ship life-sustaining vaccines and other medical research materials that are used in clinical trials around the world. Read more.

Content Authoring And Submission Management Software
A major pharmaceutical company, and longstanding Sitrof client, used a very highly customized Documentum WDK Application for content authoring and submission management. While this system served the company well for many years, it ran counter to the company's IT philosophy of moving to commercial off-the-shelf solutions. Read more.

Event Sponsor

The Post-Approval Summit, on May 1 and 2, 2012, focuses on strategies and best practices for demonstrating and improving the safety, effectiveness, value, and quality of healthcare products and services through Phase IV studies, Patient Registries, Risk Management Programs, and Quality Initiatives.

Featured Multimedia

Fast Track Development For Early Phase Studies Video
PRA's Arnoud Huisman, VP of Early Development Services explains the advantages and details of how to utilize Fast Track Development in early phase studies to help sponsors accelerate the time between First in Human to Proof of Concept.

Featured Products
Contract Packaging: Tube Filling
Aphena Health & Beauty is applying their contract packaing expertise, and rapidly expanding their contract tube filling capabilities. Read more.
Pharmaceutical Contract Blister Packaging Services
Ropack provides a number of contract blister packaging services and can produce blister packaging in several different forms, including regular thermo-form, cold-formed, and heat-sealed blister cards. Read more.
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