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December 17, 2018

Applied Clinical Trials

Updated employee announcements, business news, awards, and recognition in the industry today.

People News

AiCure, a behavioral data analytics company,added new team members which include, Edward Ikeguchi, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer, Jindra Zitek, as Chief Operating Officer, Isaac Galatzer-Levy, Ph.D., as Vice President of Clinical and Computational Neuroscience and Director of AiCure Labs, and Gary Velasquez, CEO of Cogitativo, joined the company’s board of directors.

TransMed Systems, Inc., a provider of clinical trial and care support technologies, insights, and expertise, announced that Carla Balch has become the second CEO in the company’s history and Jeff Edenfield, MD, has been appointed as the company’s first Chief Medical Officer.

 

Business News

Cliantha Research Limited, a full-service global CRO, organized a Respiratory Symposium on November 17th at Hotel Taj Santacruz, Mumbai which featured an array of presentations of Respiratory Clinical Research by globally distinguished experts.

Novotech, a full-service CRO, announced that clinical staff numbers in its Seoul, South Korea center are now at 41, with 81 clinical research projects now completed.

Advanced Clinical, a clinical research services company, announced its new office location in Paris, France in order to accommodate organic growth of clinical trial operations in Europe and additional in-country personnel.

 

Recognition

Rho’sMeagan Vaughn was recently honored at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s annual “Brewer’s Ball Celebrating Triangle’s Finest” event which honors young professionals who are committed to professional development and personal growth through fundraising and awareness.

Greenphire, a provider of financial technology solutions for clinical trials, announced that it has been ranked as 391 on Deloitte’s 2018 Technology Fast 500™ for the fifth consecutive year. This honor ranks the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and energy tech companies in North America.

WuXi Biologics, a global biologics technology platform company, announced that it has won the SCRIP Award in the category of "Best Company in an Emerging Market" which recognizes the rapid growth, significant accomplishments, and growing global influence achieved by WuXi Biologics in 2018.

IQVIA announced that it was awarded the 2018 Scrip Award for Best Contract Research Organization. This marks the seventh time in the last 10 years that the company has received this award.

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