Clinical Trials State of the Industry Report 2005: Market Forces Drive Change in Drug Development, Released by BioWorld Today

May 18, 2005
Applied Clinical Trials

Thomson BioWorld has just published Clinical Trials State Of The IndustryReport 2005, a new report focusing on the clinical research industry.

ATLANTA GA USA -- MEDICAL INDUSTRY E-MAIL NEWS SERVICE(TM) -- MAY 18 2005 --Thomson BioWorld has just published Clinical Trials State Of The IndustryReport 2005, a new report focusing on the clinical research industry.

With content researched and collected by Thomson CenterWatch, the leading information provider for the clinical trials industry, this market research report reveals critical data and information about trends affecting the drug development and study conduct markets, both in the US and Europe.

308 PAGES OF PROPRIETARY MARKET RESEARCH:

-- Drug development spending and cycle times
-- Pharmaceutical spending
-- Clinical grants spending
-- Clinical research spending - US and worldwide
-- CRO market size, costs and performance
-- Study conduct/clinical trials markets
-- Investigative sites

The Clinical Trials State Of The Industry Report 2005 gives detailed insight into the trends and history affecting the clinical research industry. It contains more than 300 up-to-date charts and graphs, special "Year in Review" sections for 2003 and 2004, and noteworthy articles relating to:

-- Phase I spending
-- The top CROs in Europe
-- Expanding opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe
-- Physicians referring patients into clinical trials
-- CRC loss tied to heavy workload
-- And much more.

"By combining more than 300 tables and charts with expert opinions from industry thought-leaders, the Clinical Trials State of the Industry Report 2005 is an ideal resource for creating dynamic data-driven presentations, preparing business plans and marketing strategies, and deepening your understanding of the clinical trials sector," says Managing Editor Michael Harris. "If you're a biotech or pharmaceutical executive, researcher, analyst or investor with a stake in the clinical research industry, this report is for you."

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