Biography for Damian Garde
Damian is an editor with Fierce's life sciences publications, writing for FierceBiotech, FierceMedicalDevices and FierceCRO. Prior to joining Fierce, he worked for Patch.com in Maryland, and The Albuquerque Journal and Weekly Alibi in Albuquerque, NM. Damian lives in Washington, DC, and considers himself the foremost Carmelo Anthony apologist in the greater metropolitan area. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow @DamianFierce on Twitter.
Articles by Damian Garde
Quintiles founder Dennis Gillings and a trio of private equity backers hauled in more than $400 million when the company first went public, and now they're looking to reap nearly $1 billion more in a secondary public offering.
After numerous setbacks and transitional moves, Columbia Laboratories has settled into its new identity as a CRO, closing its first full quarter of CRO revenue and plotting a brighter future.
INC Research is doubling down on the Middle East, buying up a longtime partner to tighten its grip on a region the CRO says is rapidly developing into a go-to market for clinical research.
WuXi PharmaTech boosted its revenue 15.6% last year, and China's largest CRO is expecting to match that growth in the new year, counting on steady demand for manufacturing and a larger share of the U.S. research market.
Early-phase CRO Celerion is expanding its reach into South Korea, partnering up with a local hospital to run trials in the country's fast-growing market for clinical research.
Indiana's Harlan Laboratories has struck up a deal with French CRO Bertin Pharma to pool resources on early development, teaming up to offer drug discovery and translational medicine services.
CRO Charles River Laboratories has selected Exostar to serve as the gatekeeper to its data, tasking the cloud-based service provider with securing its proprietary information.
Netherlands' CRO Cardialysis has reached out to Boston eClinical outfit AG Mednet to oversee data submission and collection for the medical device and drug trials it runs at more than 1200 sites around the world.
Indian CRO GVK Biosciences has become a global player since Sequoia Capital first bought a stake back in 2007, and now the venture capital stalwart is looking to sell its share at more than three times the price, according to The Economic Times.
MPI Research and its CRO partners are a couple months away from cutting the ribbon on their imaging-focused collaboration, and now the three have installed the particle accelerator they say they'll need to stand out among other drug researchers.