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Webinar Explores Expanding Role of Immuno-Oncology Drugs

DURHAM, N.C., MAY 23, 2017 — Interleukin-2, interferon, and other immune-modulating agents have long been used to treat some solid malignancies, but their efficacy is generally limited to immunogenic cancers such as melanoma and kidney cancer. Until now. Today, multiple immuno-oncology pathways are under development, and we’ll explore this promising trend in a webinar onRead more





Premier Research Expert to Discuss Fibromyalgia at Pain Society Meeting

DURHAM, N.C., May 17, 2017 — Scott Millard, Premier Research’s head of analgesia strategic development, will speak on fibromyalgia clinical trials during a Town Hall Talk at the American Pain Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting, May 17-20 in Pittsburgh. Mr. Millard will present Operationalizing Clinical Trials in Fibromyalgia on Thursday, May 18, starting at 9:40 a.m.Read more





Premier Research Leads Panel on Patient-Centric Research at WODC Congress

DURHAM, N.C., April 20, 2017 — Premier Research’s Chief Medical Officer will lead a panel discussion on patient-centric research on April 20 at the World Orphan Drug Congress (WODC) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Colin Hayward will examine what patient-centricity means and where it’s taking the clinical research industry, joined by panelists Jayne Gershkowitz of AmicusRead more





Natural History or Registry Study? Conducting a Rare Disease Research

DURHAM, N.C., April 03, 2017 — You can’t beat a disease you don’t understand. Rare disease researchers, working with limited patient access and little historical data, know that reality all too well. Two methods prevail in collecting information for this research: registry studies and natural history studies. Premier Research will examine their characteristics and advantagesRead more





Therapeutic Revolution: A Webinar on the Fight Against Psoriasis

DURHAM, N.C., MARCH 27, 2017 — A therapeutic revolution is changing the lives of many afflicted with severe psoriasis. New treatments are breaking the cycle of patient “heartbreak” made famous in product advertising decades ago. Premier Research will explore these advances in a webinar on Wednesday, March 29. Dr. Howard Welgus, Executive Medical Director for Dermatology,Read more





Experts to Discuss Pediatric Medicines, Wearables at EuroMeeting 2017

DURHAM, N.C., March 27, 2017 — Two Premier Research drug development experts will speak at the Drug Information Association’s EuroMeeting 2017, March 29-31 in Glasgow: Dr. Thomas Laage, Senior Medical Director, will take part in a session on optimizing development of pediatric medicines on Thursday, March 30, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Dr. LaageRead more





Premier Research Launches Electronic Collection of Clinical Trial Patient Data

  DURHAM, N.C., MARCH 24, 2017 — Premier Research is launching a smartphone-based patient reported outcome system to replace the paper diaries used in many clinical trials. Premier Mobile ePRO will give sponsors and researchers more accurate and timely patient reported data while reducing the burden on trial participants. “Any study is only as goodRead more





Premier Research Sponsors, Presents at OCT West Coast in February

DURHAM, N.C., February 20, 2017 — Premier Research is a presenting sponsor of this year’s Outsourcing in Clinical Trials West Coast conference in Burlingame, California, and two company executives are speaking at the event. Dr. Colin Hayward, Chief Medical Officer, will speak on moving oncology molecules to proof of concept on Wednesday, February 22, atRead more





The Path to Medical Device Trial Success: Attend Our February 14 Webinar

The Path to Medical Device Trial Success: Attend Our February 14 Webinar DURHAM, N.C., FEBRUARY 10, 2017 — The medical device regulatory environment is changing as regulators, physicians, health systems, and even patients seek more assurance that products are effective and safe. Premier Research will examine this evolution, and its implications for device makers, atRead more





Premier Research Names Nina Baluja Senior Medical Director

DURHAM, N.C., February 8, 2017 — Premier Research announces the appointment of Nina Baluja, M.D., as Senior Medical Director for Medical Services. Dr. Baluja will perform medical and safety monitoring on clinical research projects and provide strategic guidance on protocol development, study design, regulatory filings, and study execution. A pharmaceutical physician with more than 15Read more





Premier Research Names Nate Thompson Chief Information Officer

DURHAM, N.C., January 4, 2017 — Premier Research announces the appointment of Nate Thompson as Chief Information Officer. Mr. Thompson oversees all information technology initiatives at the global contract research organization as the company implements new systems to more effectively serve its customers in the biotech and specialty pharma industries. Mr. Thompson brings to hisRead more





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