Biography for Damian Garde
Damian Garde, Editor
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 email@example.com and follow @DamianFierce on Twitter.
Articles by Damian Garde
Contract drugmaker Patheon is getting out of agrochemicals and selling off a manufacturing plant, narrowing its focus on pharmaceutical development as it plots an IPO.
Covance, acquired by LabCorp for about $6 billion earlier this year, has picked former head of R&D Deborah Keller to take the reins as CEO Joseph Herring retires.
Charles River Laboratories saw its sales dip in the second quarter, but the early-stage specialist is counting on some recent acquisitions to spur growth for the full year.
PRA Health Sciences is ticking up its full-year expectations after another quarter of revenue growth, counting on a steady stream of new business.
Icon is again reducing its revenue expectations for 2015 but increasing its profit guidance, counting on a big quarter of business wins to balance some sluggish backlog conversion.
Quintiles is going back to its earlier optimism for 2015, scaling up its previously reduced growth projections after posting a strong sales quarter.
Contract drug developer Avista Pharma Solutions bought the manufacturing, development and animal health services business of rival Scynexis, building up its capacity to take a larger share of an expanding market.
Covance, recently acquired by testing giant LabCorp, has opened a new, expanded clinical research unit in Texas, pairing space for trials alongside a planned patient-service center operated by its parent company.
PRA Health Sciences, looking to find the next generation of clinical researchers, is dialing up its recruitment pitch in hopes of meeting the escalating demand for CRO-run trials around the world.
The recently merged Huntingdon Life Sciences and Harlan Laboratories have convinced their investors to commit up to $125 million in equity financing, lining up the cash they'll need to move forward as a joint entity.