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Global health science marketing and communications firm SCORR Marketing announced the addition of three employees-Lea LaFerla, vice president of marketing services; Edlyn Tobias, marketing technology manager; and James Wang, associate director of business development.

teckro, a global life sciences mobile technology company, announced that Ashley Parish has been appointed vice president, strategic alliances. Parish has 19 years of experience working in strategic business development for clinical research technology companies.

Certara® announced that Professor Jennifer B. Dressman, PhD, has been appointed to the Simcyp® Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dressman is Professor of Pharmaceutical Technology and Director of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany.


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Frenova Renal Research, a drug and medical device contract clinical development services provider dedicated to renal research, announced that its F1RST Up™ alliance of clinical research sites that focuses on kidney disease has expanded to include 55 physician investigators representing 23 sites.

INC Research Holdings, Inc., a global Phase I to IV CRO, announced the expansion and relocation of its Tokyo, Japan office. The new office is located at 27F Shinagawa Season Terrace, 1-2-70 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo.

Certara®, a global model-informed drug development and regulatory science company, announced it has endowed a professorship at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s Center for Pharmacometrics and Systems Pharmacology.

The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP), an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to educating patients and the public about clinical research, recognizes WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG) for its recent support of CISCRP’s Medical Heroes 5K Run & Walk, held in Chicago in June, and its additional donation to CISCRP’s clinical research education and outreach programs.

PAREXEL International, a global biopharmaceutical services provider, announced that the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has again named PAREXEL a CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ employer. The biennial U.S.-based accreditation, which PAREXEL previously received in 2015, recognizes the Company’s strong commitment to the health of its employees and their families.

CRO, Rho, participated in the 10th annual Smile Train Triathlon as Title Sponsor. CEO Russ Helms has participated the last eight years to support a cause that is close to his heart-both he and his daughter were born with cleft lip and palate. The triathlon consisted of a 250 meter pool swim, 12 mile bike ride, and a 3.1 mile run.