RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PRA International, a leading Clinical Research Organization, will host an audio conference on the expanding role of the Asia-Pacific region in global clinical research studies. In this audio conference, Mr. Edward Ian, Senior Director of Clinical Operations Asia-Pacific, will discuss the benefits and challenges of managing clinical trials in Asia-Pacific based on his in-depth regional knowledge and experience. The session will provide attendees with practical advice and critical issues to consider when conducting trials in this region. The presentation is scheduled for 2 September, 2009 at 11:30 AM (EDT).
Mr. Ian has more than 14 years of experience in clinical research, understands the regional challenges and knows what is required to successfully execute studies in the Asia-Pacific region. Mr. Ian is committed to promoting clinical research in the region and has been instrumental in strategically establishing PRA as a premier provider of clinical services in Asia-Pacific. At PRA, he is responsible for the clinical offices in India, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan as well as the International Partner Program in Malaysia and Japan.
With a knowledgeable staff averaging nearly seven years industry experience, PRA has conducted over 80 trials in Asia-Pacific over the past five years. The company has this year opened its office in Seoul, South Korea as PRA continues to expand its presence in the region.
To learn more about the audio conference, navigate to www.prainternational.com and select "Events." The deadline for registration is Tuesday, 1 September, 2009.
About PRA International
PRA International conducts clinical trials in more than 65 countries across 6 continents and provides services through all phases of clinical development. PRA performs studies in all therapeutic areas, with specialization in Oncology, Neurosciences, Respiratory/Allergy, Cardiovascular and Infectious Diseases. PRA has supported over 2,100 clinical trials through its 35 global offices.
PRA's therapeutic expertise, global reach and project experience, combined with extensive local knowledge and our differentiating PERSONAL ELEMENT enable our project teams to deliver consistent and on time performance for our clients. This unique PRA philosophy - THE PERSONAL ELEMENT - recognizes that true client service comes only from trained, empowered and dedicated employees who are encouraged to use innovation and their personal commitment to accelerate the development lifecycle.
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