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Ellicott City, M.D., September 30, 2015 – The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), the global trade organization fully dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, today announced a two-year relationship with PAREXEL, a leading biopharmaceutical services company that provides a broad-range of expertise-based contract research, consulting, medical communications, and technology solutions and services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. PAREXEL will participate as a Global Impact Partner (GIP) and align with 30 other sponsors, CROs, and service providers dedicated to promoting high-level communication and meaningful collaboration between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites globally.
Christine Pierre, President of SCRS shared “It’s wonderful having PAREXEL showing their support of the sites through their collaboration with SCRS as a Global Impact Partner. This decision reinforces why PAREXEL has been selected by the sites as one of the CRO finalists of the 2015 SCRS Eagle Award. We welcome the opportunity for further collaboration between the two organizations.”
“At PAREXEL, we are committed to simplifying the drug development journey for our clients. The role of clinical research sites in the journey is a key part of our ability to achieve this mission for our clients and their patients,” said Dominic Clavell, Global Head of Site Alliances, PAREXEL. “We are pleased to collaborate with the Society for Clinical Research Sites as a Global Impact Partner to ensure greater collaboration and communication with clinical research sites.”
As a Global Impact Partner (GIP), PAREXEL will participate on the SCRS Global Impact Board at an executive level, and work closely with SCRS’ Leadership Council to determine strategic initiatives for SCRS.
SCRS is a global trade organization founded in 2012 which represents over 2,600 research sites in 42 countries. SCRS’ mission is to unify the voice of the global clinical research site community for greater site sustainability. SCRS has become an active partner in industry-wide initiatives and dialogues focused on improving the clinical research enterprise. Sites, as well as companies that sponsor or support the work conducted at clinical research sites, will benefit from membership and partnership. Visit MySCRS.org.
About PAREXEL International
PAREXEL International Corporation is a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, providing a broad range of expertise-based contract research, consulting, medical communications, and technology solutions and services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Committed to providing solutions that expedite time-to-market and peak-market penetration, PAREXEL has developed significant expertise across the development and commercialization continuum, from drug development and regulatory consulting to clinical pharmacology, clinical trials management, medical education and reimbursement. PAREXEL Informatics provides advanced technology solutions, including medical imaging, to facilitate the clinical development process. Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, PAREXEL has offices in 80 locations in 51 countries around the world, and had approximately 18,660 employees in the fourth quarter. For more information about PAREXEL International visit www.PAREXEL.com.