HERNDON, Va., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cascades Technologies, Inc. (CTi), a professional consulting firm for the federal government, together with Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI), announced the award of a contract with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The contract to SAIC is for $19 million over a seven-year period of performance. CTi will provide regulatory affairs, technical and administrative support for clinical research programs through this contract.
CTi's role will be focused on technical services. Among other tasks, CTi will maintain and operate a regulatory management database for NIAID known as the Human Subject Research Oversight and Accountability Database (HSROAD). CTi will also investigate new and improved technologies to enhance the efficiency and ease of use of this database. In addition, CTi will assist SAIC with system security for the database system.
CTi joined the SAIC team after having provided technical support to one of NIAID's divisions for the past eight years. CTi originally designed and built the HSROAD database and has a long track record of successful performance. "We are excited about continuing to support the vital mission of NIAID as well as NIH in general," stated Alfredo Casta, President/CEO of CTI. He added, "We are proud to team with SAIC to ensure the clinical research supported by NIAID is as effective as possible in saving lives and improving the health of people all over the world."
"We look forward to applying our expertise in biomedical and regulatory affairs to a program that improves national and global health through clinical research and development of new drugs, biologics and devices to treat or prevent infectious diseases," said Robert McCord, SAIC se
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