Strengthens support of clinical research protocol development, ECG services
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Quintiles Transnational Corp. today announced that Christopher H. Cabell, M.D., MHS, FACC, an expert cardiologist and clinical investigator, has joined the Medical & Scientific Services group in Global Clinical Development Services (CDS). In addition to his CDS work, he provides U.S.-based cardiology expertise for Quintiles ECG Services.
Cabell comes to Quintiles from the Duke University School of Medicine, where he developed a strong background in cardiac safety. He held several appointments within the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), including Co- Chair and Principal Investigator for a Duke/FDA Cardiac Safety partnership to develop a new generation of tools to identify the potential effects of medical devices and drugs on the heart. Also within DCRI, he held appointments as Director of the Echocardiography Core Laboratory, Associate Director of the ECG Core Laboratory and Director of the International Collaboration on Endocarditis. He also was Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology.
"As a cardiac safety expert and experienced clinical investigator, Chris will be an important contributor to our customers' efforts to bring safer and more effective medicines to the public," said David Frakes, M.D., Global Vice President, Medical & Scientific Services. "It is essential to identify the potential effects of drugs on the cardiovascular system as early as possible in clinical research. Chris is a significant addition to the expertise of our Medical and Scientific Services team."
Ferzaan Engineer, CEO of Quintiles India and head of Quintiles
Technologies (India), said Cabell's support of ECG Services would be of
particular interest to U.S.-based customers who rely on Quintiles for
round- the-clock analysis of electrocardiograms. "His work at the ECG
Laboratory at Duke along with his clin
|SOURCE Quintiles Transnational Corp.|
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