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Industry news focusing on the people and organizations who work in the clinical trials profession
•As a board of director for ERBI (Cambridge, UK) for many years, the current vice president of business operations for MedImmune (Gaithersburg, MD), Jon Green, will become the new Chairman for the organization.
•Now the new vice president of project management for ERT (Philadelphia, PA), Tammy Miller will hold the responsibility of globally implementing and delivering the company's project assurance methodology, which will include developing and executing strategic plans to enhance customer service.
•With the promotion of Don Berg to president of Clinical Supplies Management (Fargo, ND), who will now manage operations, sales, and finance divisions of the company, the role of chief executive officer has been given to Gerald Finken, who will now focus on business strategies and growth opportunities, including development of on-demand packaging and labeling.
•Appointed to the position of CRF's (Lansdale, PA) clinical advisor, Nadina Jose, MD, will gain the responsibility of providing clinical insight and site experience to clients and internal staff, as well as provide therapeutic training, industry white paper leadership, speak at industry conferences, and represent the company's special interest groups.
• BASi (West Lafayette, IN) has expanded its business development team in the United States with Don Hawker now representing the company in Canada and the Western United States, including California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Arizona, and Wyoming.
•The former founding executive, president, and chief scientific officer of Quintiles Laboratories (Westmont, IL), Frank Morrow, PhD, is now the chief operating officer of LabConnect (Seattle, WA).
Professor So Iwata, an Imperial College London scientist, accepting his Â£2 million Diamond Fellowship from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.