The European Medicines Agency has affirmed its January recommendation, calling for the suspension of more than 700 products tied to improprieties at a GVK Biosciences facility in India.
U.K. CRO Ergomed is expanding its share of the postmarketing services business, buying a medical information firm that fields patient queries for drug companies.
Quintiles, the world's largest CRO, is targeting the growing number of small and midsize biotech companies in Asia, porting its bespoke offering to the region in hopes of partnering with the continent's up-and-coming drug developers.
A group of Quintiles shareholders including the CRO's founder made about $770 million in a secondary stock offering, selling a bulk of shares back to the company and cashing in on its success.
A year removed from taking a private equity buyout, U.K. CRO Quotient Clinical has watched demand for its services spike, the company said, plotting some major investments to keep the pace of growth.
CRO inVentiv Health is amping up its capacity in regulatory compliance to prepare for changes in European trial rules, unveiling a global database it claims can help sponsors avoid costly confusion.
WuXi PharmaTech, China's largest CRO, again boosted its revenue by double digits last quarter, keeping the pace of growth as it considers an offer to go private.
Contract drug developer Patheon has flipped its Mexican operations to Perrigo for $34 million in cash, shifting its focus to the U.S. and Europe.
Evotec, a German company that straddles the line between CRO and biotech, rode its innovative model to revenue growth in the first quarter, raising its expectations for 2015 after signing an expansive deal with Sanofi.
U.S. CRO Theorem Clinical Research is investing in its overseas infrastructure, setting up a new clinical supplies facility in Germany to speed up trials on the continent.
Global CRO QPS Holdings opened a new lab devoted to in vitro research, setting up shop in Fargo, ND, with eyes on early-stage partnerships.
WuXi PharmaTech, China's largest CRO, is considering an offer that would take it private at a sizable premium, forming a committee of independent advisers as it plots its next move.
PRA Health Sciences shook off the effects of a surging dollar to pull off 7% revenue growth in the first quarter, kicking off the year with its largest ever backlog.
Biocon, India's pre-eminent biotech company, is planning to spin out its in-house CRO in an Indian IPO, a move that shines a light on the country's evolving industry.
Catalent came through with a big earnings boost last quarter, shaking off some deleterious currency fluctuations and cutting costs.
Montreal-headquartered CRO JSS Medical Research is reaching into India, buying out Max Neeman International as it expands around the globe.
Awaiting the closure of a wide-ranging deal with Quest Diagnostics, Quintiles is expanding its capabilities in bioanalytics, opening a new outpost in Europe for lab tests.
Contract drug developer AMRI, on the mend after a series of setbacks, posted a 38% sales boost to start the year, but the costs of an ongoing transition dragged it into the red for yet another quarter.
CRO giant Parexel posted flat revenue last quarter, paring back its full-year expectations in the face of currency headwinds and client delays.
Allergan has reached out to CRO ImageIQ to support its development of a new treatment for bladder disease, recruiting the imaging specialist to pitch in on a new clinical trial.