PRA Oncology Expert to Speak
RESTON, Va., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PRA International (Nasdaq: PRAI) today announced that Dr. Ute Berger, the company's senior director of therapeutic expertise and a specialist in oncology and hematology, will present a one-hour audioconference on conducting global clinical research in oncology on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007 at 11:30 a.m. EST. In "Challenges in Conducting Global Oncology Trials," Dr. Berger will recommend ways to mitigate risk in terms of timelines and costs.
The audioconference will be of special interest to leaders in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development, clinical development, operations, clinical studies, outsourcing, procurement, and global data management. The registration fee is US$199 per phone line. For more information and to register, go to http://www.fxtrans.com/resources/ac/future/ac20071108.htm.
The speaker earned her medical degree from Germany's University of Heidelberg where she has served in senior positions on the Faculty of Clinical Medicine for nearly 20 years. Dr. Berger holds medical certifications in internal medicine, oncology and hematology, and is certified by the European Society of Medical Oncology. She has held numerous high-visibility positions, including as medical coordinator for the German CML Study Group, general manager of the German Competence Network "Acute and Chronic Leukemias" and scientific network manager of the "European LeukemiaNet."
Dr. Berger has established relationships with key opinion leaders in the hematology/oncology field around the world. Widely published, she is known for her expertise in clinical research and has significant experience overseeing, directing and implementing global oncology trials in a variety of indications.
The audioconference is presented in cooperation with ForeignExchange Translations, Inc., the leader in providing linguistic services to medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
About PRA International
PRA International is one of the world's leading global clinical development organizations, with over 2,700 employees working from offices in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and Australia. PRA is committed to delivering reliable service, program-level therapeutic expertise, easy, global access to knowledge and an involved senior management.
To learn more about PRA International, please visit http://www.prainternational.com or call our World Headquarters at +1 (703) 464-6300.
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