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Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

A Vast Unmet Need: Challenges In Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

Dementia is a growing global epidemic, affecting nearly 47 million people worldwide. That number is expected to approach 75 million by 2030, when the cost of patient care is forecast to reach $2 trillion. And the trend will only accelerate: By 2050, it’s estimated that 115 million will suffer from some form of dementia. Alzheimer’s...

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Expert Co-Authors Article on Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome

DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 17, 2017 — Patients with Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome, a congenital malformation disorder caused by variably sized chromosomal deletions, may have fewer motor-skill and communicative impairments than commonly believed. That’s the conclusion of an article in the European Journal of Medical Genetics co-authored by an expert at Premier Research. Dr. Susanne Schmidt, Premier Research...

Chief Medical Officer Discussing Immuno-Oncology Molecules at OCT Southern California

DURHAM, N.C., SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 — Premier Research’s Chief Medical Officer will discuss development of immuno-oncology molecules at Outsourcing in Clinical Trials Southern California, September 27-28 in La Jolla. Dr. Colin Hayward will address strategic and practical considerations for molecule development on the opening day of the annual gathering of pharma, biotech, and medical device leaders....

Clinical Research: Phase 1 - Phase 4

Chronic Pain: Conducting Clinical Trials In Osteoarthritis

It’s the leading cause of disability due to pain and the most common form of arthritis, afflicting an estimated 237 million people worldwide. Osteoarthritis (OA) occurs as the cartilage on the end of bones wears down and most often affects the hands, knees, hips, and spine – though it can damage any joint in the...

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Finding Endpoints in Medical Device Trials: Attend Our Webinar

DURHAM, N.C., September 5, 2017 — Defining efficacy and safety endpoints that are scientifically measurable, objective, and valid is a critical challenge for developers of medical devices. At a live webinar on Tuesday, September 12 (11am EDT / 4pm BST / 5pm CEST), Premier Research will examine how clinical endpoint committees play an ever-larger role...

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Forging Strong Sponsor-CRO Relationships: Join Us at OCT New England

DURHAM, N.C., SEPTEMBER 5, 2017 — Sponsors and CROs can forge stronger relationships by pursuing long-term partnerships that value collaboration over transactions. Premier Research’s top neuroscientist will discuss how when she hosts a session at Outsourcing Clinical Trials New England in Boston. Krista Armstrong, Vice President and Head of Neuroscience, will describe best practices for...

Premier Research Sponsors ‘Disorder,’ a Rare Disease Film Festival

DURHAM, N.C., AUGUST 14, 2017 — Rare diseases afflict tens of millions of people, and for professionals seeking to treat these conditions, it can be tempting to regard patients more as diagnoses and outcomes than as folks seeking to lead otherwise normal lives. That’s why Premier Research has signed on as a presenting sponsor of...

Medical and Regulatory Affairs

Premier Research Names Nach Davé VP of Global Regulatory Affairs

DURHAM, N.C., August 7, 2017 — Premier Research announces the appointment of Nach Davé, RPh, MS, as Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs. He oversees the company’s regulatory affairs service offerings in rare diseases and across its broad range of therapeutic focus areas, bringing to the position more than 20 years of experience in the...

Premier Research Names Kimberly Glen Executive Director for Rare Disease

DURHAM, N.C., JULY 24, 2017 — Premier Research has named Kimberly Glen an Executive Director for Rare Disease, Strategic Development Department. She brings to the company nearly three decades of experience in contract research, drug development, and pharmaceutical consulting. “Rare disease is an extremely demanding field of study, imposing unique challenges in patient recruitment, deriving...

Data Management & Biostatistics

Premier Research Joins TriNetX Global Health Research Network to Access Real-Time Site & Patient Metrics

DURHAM, N.C., JULY 21, 2017 — Premier Research, seeking to accelerate clinical trial design and patient recruitment to better serve its highly innovative customers, has signed an agreement with TriNetX to allow direct query access to its global health research network, comprised of healthcare organizations representing over 84 million patients globally. The Durham-based contract research organization will use TriNetX’s cloud-based platform...