WuXi lands a lead role in Genomics England's big project

Chinese CRO WuXi PharmaTech is on board to help Genomics England pore over samples in its massive project to sequence the genomes of 100,000 Britons.

Fast-growing Charles River trades $36M for a drug discovery outfit

Charles River Laboratories, on the heels of some M&A-driven revenue growth, acquired another early-stage research company, paying $36 million for a German provider of drug discovery services.

Parexel touts its IT-enabled R&D services amid company shakeup

Parexel International, in the midst of sweeping cost cuts, said it has further integrated technology into its drug development services, creating a data-informed process designed to speed up timelines and save money.

PRA expands in Singapore with eyes on Asian growth

PRA Health Sciences is moving into a bigger space in Singapore, consolidating its operations there and looking to boost its share of the growing market for clinical research in Asia.

Quintiles lends its data-crunching know-how to Apple's ResearchKit

Quintiles has contributed some open-source code to improve Apple's ResearchKit project, a platform designed to help physicians and scientists gather medical data from millions of patients.