PAREXEL EXPERTS TO ADDRESS PARTNERING BEST PRACTICES AND INNOVATIVE TRIAL DESIGN AT PARTNERSHIPS WITH CROS CONFERENCE
BOSTON, MA, April 22, 2009 – Experts from PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, will present key industry topics during the 18th Annual Partnerships with CROs and Other Outsourcing Providers Conference, to be held April 28 - 30, 2009 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Florida. Thought leaders from PAREXEL, a sponsor of the conference, will discuss best practices in partnering for collaborative solutions and achieving innovation in study design and management through adaptive trials.
A complimentary Advisory from PAREXEL Consulting, entitled Innovating Strategic Partnerships in Regulatory Affairs, will be provided at PAREXEL’s Booth #240 in the exhibit hall. Attendees can visit experts from Perceptive Informatics, a subsidiary of PAREXEL and the industry’s leading eClinical solutions provider, at Booth #241 to discuss Perceptive’s Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) solutions. A demonstration of Perceptive’s DataLabs® Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system will be given at the booth. The system, focused on improving the efficiency and data quality of clinical studies, incorporates the advantages and flexibility of hybrid technology, unifying paper data entry and EDC into a single clinical data management platform.
The conference program features the following sessions, which will be presented by PAREXEL experts on Thursday, April 30 from 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.:
- Adapting to Constant Change: How Partners are Working through the Organizational Stages—Ramita Tandon, Director of Project Management, Clinical Research Services (Track A: Partnering for Collaborative Solutions)
- Adaptive Clinical Trials: Innovations in Trial Design and Management—Imogene Grimes, Ph.D., Vice President, Data Sciences Strategic Services (Track C: Raising the Bar on Quality and Patient Safety)
For more information about PAREXEL visit www.PAREXEL.com or Booths #240 and #241 at the Partnerships with CROs Conference. More information about the conference can be found at http://www.iirusa.com/cropartners/.
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About PAREXEL International
PAREXEL International Corporation is a leading global biopharmaceutical services organization, providing a broad range of knowledge-based contract research, medical communications and consulting services to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Committed to providing solutions that expedite time-to-market and peak-market penetration, PAREXEL has developed significant expertise across the development and commercialization continuum, from drug development and regulatory consulting to clinical pharmacology, clinical trials management, medical education and reimbursement. Perceptive Informatics, Inc., a subsidiary of PAREXEL, provides advanced technology solutions, including medical imaging, to facilitate the clinical development process. Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, PAREXEL operates in 71 locations throughout 51 countries around the world, and has over 9,250 employees. For more information about PAREXEL International visit www.PAREXEL.com.
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