Navigation Links
Covance Receives Highest Level of Phase I Accreditation
Date:7/30/2009

PRINCETON, N.J., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Covance Inc. today announced that it has received standard and supplementary accreditation for the conduct of clinical pharmacology in Europe by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). This voluntary accreditation process provides clinical trial volunteers and sponsors with confidence that research facilities and studies meet the industry's highest safety standards.

This accreditation was awarded to Covance's clinical research unit in Leeds, United Kingdom, where the company conducts first-in-human studies, including trials requiring a review of risk factors by the Expert Advisory Group.

"Covance delivers the highest level of data quality and patient safety for first-in-human trials, which is confirmed by the MHRA accreditation," said Rob Aspbury, M.D., managing director, clinical research services, Covance. "As an industry leader in clinical pharmacology, Covance provides superior experience and expertise in study design and conduct to support today's increasingly complex first-in-human trials."

MHRA accreditation was introduced to ensure the highest level of patient safety for early clinical development by providing more information about trial facilities. The process includes formal routine inspections that provide additional scope and depth to existing procedures for good clinical practice inspections.

Covance's clinical pharmacology expertise includes full-time physicians, clinical pharmacologists, registered pharmacists and more than 30 Advanced Life Support (ALS) trained nurses. The industry leader in the conduct of clinical pharmacology studies, Covance offers more than 500 beds across nine Phase I clinics located in the United States, United Kingdom, and Switzerland.

About Covance

Covance, with headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, is one of the world's largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies with annual revenues greater than $1.7 billion, global operations in more than 25 countries, and more than 10,000 employees worldwide. Information on Covance's products and services, recent press releases, and SEC filings can be obtained through its website at www.covance.com.

Statements contained in this press release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All such forward-looking statements including the statements contained herein regarding anticipated trends in the Company's business are based largely on management's expectations and are subject to an qualified by risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, competitive factors, outsourcing trends in the pharmaceutical industry, levels of industry research and development spending, the Company's ability to continue to attract and retain qualified personnel, the fixed price nature of contracts or the loss of large contracts, and other factors described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Covance and the Covance are registered service marks of Covance in the United States and other countries.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Covance Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Covance Announces Integrated Radiolabeled Clinical Pharmacology Studies
2. Worlds First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion
3. Lexicons Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA
4. Cystic Fibrosis - Liposomal Tobramycin Receives Second Orphan Drug Designation Within Weeks
5. Shire Receives Fast Track Designation for velaglucerase alfa for Gaucher Disease
6. USC Keck School of Medicines Dr. Alan Epstein Receives Prestigious National Cancer Institute RAID Award for Breakthrough IL-2 Molecule Therapeutic
7. Takeda Receives FDA Complete Response Letter for Alogliptin, an Investigational Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
8. SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis
9. Transave Receives $2.2 Million Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for Development of ARIKACE(TM)
10. Cepheid Receives Grant to Develop Ten-Color Real-Time PCR Detection Technology for Use in the GeneXpert(R) System
11. DOR BioPharma Receives EMEA Agreement on the Design of its Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Trial of orBec(R) in GI GVHD
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... DIEGO , Oct. 12, 2017 AVACEN ... recognized the company with their  2017 New Product Innovation Award ... based on extensive primary and secondary medical device market research ... Medical, through its first-to-market OTC, drug-free pain relief product, the ... unique approach to treating fibromyalgia widespread pain. ...
(Date:10/11/2017)... , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris Life Sciences ... on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today announced ... joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as its 17 ... centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute will help ... the use of tumor profiling, making cancer treatment more ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 10, 2017   West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. ... injectable drug administration, today shared the results of a ... improving the intradermal administration of polio vaccines. The study ... in May 2017 by Dr. Ondrej Mach , ... Health Organization (WHO), and recently published in the journal ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... N.Y (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Lori ... became a member of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs ... changing laws and rules. It also provides a forum to network with elder law ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers care for a family ... for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. , “What this ... often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” said Mechell Vieira, owner ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network ... advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City ... and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at ... of the most popular and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The ... that have baffled scholars for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... Fairfax, VA (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... provider of DevOps and Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by ... (EATS) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):