Navigation Links
Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Elects New Officers for 2008

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO), which represents the clinical outsourcing industry to regulators, biopharmaceutical clients, policy makers and the public in the U.S. and worldwide, recently elected new officers for 2008.

David Spaight, President of MDS Pharma Services, was elected Chair of ACRO in December 2007. Stephen DeCherney, MD, MPH, Chief Innovation Officer of Quintiles Transnational, will serve as Chair-Elect of the association. Mr. Spaight and Dr. DeCherney are respected leaders of the clinical research organization (CRO) industry who have been central to ACRO's efforts to educate stakeholders about the benefits of clinical outsourcing and the important role CROs play in the conduct of safe and effective clinical trials.

"I am pleased to assume leadership of ACRO at such an exciting time for our industry as CROs are experiencing unprecedented growth," said Mr. Spaight. "In 2008, ACRO will continue to demonstrate the increasing contribution of CROs to the development of new drugs and biomedical products. We will continue to provide our members with key opportunities to represent the CRO industry to regulators and policy makers, research sponsors, patient groups, and others internationally in the year ahead."

"ACRO's members are committed to increasing ACRO's role as a global leader in discussions around patient safety, regulatory issues in the U.S., Europe and in emerging markets around the world, and innovations to enhance the clinical research process," added Dr. DeCherney. "We encourage all CROs to consider membership in their industry's trade association."

The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) is the professional organization of companies whose focus is clinical research. The association provides an active voice for the CRO industry, which provides specialized services that are integral to the development of drugs, biologics and medical devices. ACRO helps its members improve the quality, efficiency and safety of biomedical research.

For more information, please visit

SOURCE Association of Clinical Research Organizations
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Advocates Screening Fire Fighters for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Using Pulse CO-Oximetry
2. Statement of International Dairy Foods Association President and CEO Connie Tipton
3. Insmed Awarded $2.1 Million by Muscular Dystrophy Association
4. Presentation of Phase IIa Results for Cytos Biotechnologys Hypertension Vaccine at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2007
5. Reverse Cholesterol Transport by RVX-208 a Small Molecule for ApoA-I Production Increase Presented at American Heart Association Scientific Meeting
6. ALOKA to Introduce New ProSound Diagnostic Ultrasound Systems at the Scientific Session 2007 of American Heart Association, 4th to 7th of November 2007 in Orlando, Florida
7. K-States Subbaratnam Muthukrishnan and Barbara Valent Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
8. CV Therapeutics Announces Presentations at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2007
9. TriCipher Joins SAFE BioPharma Association Vendor Partner Program
10. The 58th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, Boston, Nov. 2-6
11. Japanese Cancer Association and Debiopharm Honour Professors Minoru Toyota and Keiichi Nakayama With the 2007 JCA-Mauvernay Award
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... CITY , Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna ... request of IIROC on behalf of the Toronto Stock ... news release there are no corporate developments that would ... --> --> About ... . --> Aeterna Zentaris is ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 2015 , ... The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), led by its Executive ... Multirotor Grand Prix, to represent the First–Person View (FPV) racing community. , FPV racing ... this type of racing and several new model aviation pilots have joined the community ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aeterna Zentaris ... today that the remaining 11,000 post-share consolidation (or ... Warrants (the "Series B Warrants") subject to the ... on November 23, 2015, which will result in ... giving effect to the issuance of such shares, ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 ... ... to our customer, OrthoAccel® Technologies, Inc., on being named to Deloitte's 2015 Technology ... Creation Technologies’ Texas facility, OrthoAccel manufactures AcceleDent®, a FDA-cleared, Class II medical device ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:11/17/2015)... 17, 2015 Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ... and sale of broadly enabling, pressure cycling technology ("PCT")-based ... today announced it has received gross proceeds of $745,000 ... Placement (the "Offering"), increasing the total amount raised to ... additional closings are expected in the near future. ...
(Date:11/12/2015)... , Nov. 11, 2015   Growing ... reliable analytical tools has been paving the way ... qualitative determination of discrete analytes in clinical, agricultural, ... are being predominantly used in medical applications, however, ... environmental sectors due to continuous emphasis on improving ...
(Date:11/9/2015)... 09, 2015 ... the "Global Law Enforcement Biometrics Market ... --> ) has announced the ... Biometrics Market 2015-2019" report to their ... ( ) has announced the addition ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):