PAREXEL TO ADDRESS NEW REGULATORY GUIDELINES AND DATA STANDARDS AT DIA EUROMEETING
Boston, MA, March 22, 2012—Experts from PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), a leading global biopharmaceutical services provider, will advise biopharmaceutical companies on how to successfully navigate new regulatory guidelines and data standards requirements at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 24th Annual EuroMeeting. The meeting will be held March 26 - 28, 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Consultants from PAREXEL will be available at Stands 326 and 328 in the exhibit hall to discuss how the Company can help biopharmaceutical companies define and execute the most efficient regulatory approval paths for regional and international markets. Experts will also address how to institute strategic compliance measures and prepare for regulatory inspections.
Visitors to the PAREXEL stands can view demonstrations of the Perceptive Informatics eClinical Suite, which incorporates systems in compliance with regulatory guidelines. Perceptive Informatics eClinical solutions include the award-winning DataLabs® Electronic Data Capture (EDC) system, which enables a highly efficient clinical development process.
The DIA EuroMeeting program features the following sessions, which will be presented by PAREXEL experts:
Tuesday, March 27
- Session 1004: BRIDG – A Common Data Model for Internal and External System Interoperability, Terry Hardin, Director, Technology Integration and Data Standards (16:00)
Wednesday, March 28
- Session 0806: Chances and challenges of cell-based therapeutics, the new regulation 1394/2007—Ralf Hess, PhD, MSc, Principal Consultant (11:00)
- Session 0807: Quality Requirements for Clinical Trials—Susanne Franke, MSc, Senior Manager, Clinical Logistics (14:00)
- Session 0808: Metal Catalysts and Others: Analytical and Safety Assessment Demands for Pharmaceuticals Emerging from Regulatory Guidelines—Anders Neil, PhD, Principal Consultant (16:00)
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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, consulting, and medical communications 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 52 countries around the world, and has approximately 11,300 employees. For more information about PAREXEL International visit www.PAREXEL.com.
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