PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. ("TransCelerate") is launching three new global initiatives to further advance efficiency in clinical trials and accelerate the development of new medicines: creation of common clinical trial protocol templates, development of clinical trial networks for pediatric and minority populations, and establishment of a global investigator registry.
TransCelerate is also expanding two of its original five initiatives, the Clinical Trial Comparator Network and the Site Qualification & Training project, based on the success of the programs.
In addition, Cubist Pharmaceuticals has joined the organization, bringing the member total to 18. Since the September 2012 launch, eight new companies have joined TransCelerate's ten founding members.
"While TransCelerate is not the first organization or consortium that the biopharmaceutical industry has formed to solve common challenges, it is one of the most ambitious and supported collaborations to date. We have not only set goals, but we have delivered on these goals in just over one year since we were incorporated," said Dalvir Gill, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of TransCelerate. "Our focus in this second year will be to expand upon our principles of collaboration among the organization's member companies to address new initiatives directed at resolving common challenges impeding R&D in the industry, and expand the scope and success of our original work."
The new TransCelerate initiatives are:
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