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  • Covance joins trial site group to speed up R&D

    Covance, now a division of LabCorp, has signed a two-year partnership with the Society for Clinical Research Sites, joining a growing list of CROs working to improve communication between sponsors and investigators.

GVK inks another R&D deal as it moves on from data scandal

GVK BioSciences, an Indian CRO under fire from European regulators, has signed a deal with Australia's Akaal Pharma to help the company move its in-development psoriasis treatment into mid-stage trials.

BioClinica expands in Europe with a focus on imaging

CRO BioClinica has opened new outposts in the U.K. and Germany, expanding its European footprint and scaling up its capabilities in medical imaging.

PRA debuts a sweeping clinical trial operating system

PRA Health Sciences, a year removed from its $300 million IPO, unveiled an end-to-end technology platform that pools trial design, planning and monitoring in one place, touting its new offering as a major step forward for the CRO.

Quintiles and Quest unveil their clinical trials joint venture

Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics rolled out Q2 Solutions, a $575 million joint venture that pairs the CRO's experience running studies with the latter company's expertise in lab tests.

Parexel cutting 850 jobs as it dims its revenue outlook

CRO giant Parexel is planning to shed about 850 jobs over the next year in an effort to cut costs as it lowers its financial expectations for the quarter.

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