PAREXEL EXPERTS TO PRESENT LEADING INSIGHTS AT DRUG INFORMATION ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CLINICAL FORUM
Boston, MA, October 19, 2009 – Experts from PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, will address important industry issues at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 3rd Annual Clinical Forum, being held from October 19 – 21, 2009 in Nice, France. A number of PAREXEL’s thought leaders will present on topics ranging from pharmacovigilance reporting to centralized monitoring for late phase trials. Presentations from PAREXEL and its subsidiary, Perceptive Informatics, a leading eClinical solutions provider, will also discuss best practices for the integration of technology in post-marketing studies as well as data checks in Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes (ePRO) based studies.
Attendees at the meeting will be able to learn more about capabilities related to these topics by visiting the PAREXEL Booth #16 or Perceptive Informatics Booth #13 in the exhibit hall. The DIA Annual Clinical Forum program features the following sessions:
Monday, October 19
• The European Annual Safety Report: A case study in best practice for outsourcing pharmacovigilance writing to a global CRO – Julia Cooper, PhD, Senior Director, Worldwide Head of Medical Writing Services, PAREXEL (4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
• Simple Data Checks to Check for Fraud Data: A case study on the process of fraud detection in ePRO studies – Hannah Jane O'Gorman, Associate Director, ePRO Operations, Perceptive Informatics (4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
Wednesday, October 21
• Centralized Monitoring in Late Phase Studies: Shifting the paradigm – Ramita Tandon, Senior Director, Global Portfolio Management, Peri-Approval Services, PAREXEL (9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)
• The ICF: A balancing act – James Wolfe, Associate Director, Medical Writing Services Europe, PAREXEL (9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)
• Integration of Technology in Post-Marketing Studies – Kate Trainor, Vice President, Operations, Peri-Approval Services, PAREXEL (11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
For more information about PAREXEL visit www.PAREXEL.com or Booth #16, and for more information about Perceptive Informatics visit www.perceptive.com or Booth #13. Information about the meeting can be found at www.diahome.org.
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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 70 locations throughout 52 countries around the world, and has approximately 9,300 employees. For more information about PAREXEL International visit www.PAREXEL.com.
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