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Perceptive Informatics Introduces Medical Imaging Methodology to Accelerate Development Decisions About Alzheimer's Treatments
Date:4/30/2009

BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perceptive Informatics, the industry's leading eClinical solutions provider and a subsidiary of PAREXEL International Corporation (Nasdaq: PRXL), today announced that it has developed a robust medical imaging methodology for Central Nervous System (CNS) clinical trials involving Alzheimer's disease. The method, based on measuring ventricular size, provides a new approach to monitor brain atrophy in Alzheimer's disease and potential treatment effects. The technique was presented on April 26, 2009 in Seattle, Washington during an invitation-only meeting of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI).

The advantages of this method include providing higher quality, reproducible, and regulatory compliant assessments with the potential to help clinical trial sponsors make better and faster development decisions about Alzheimer's treatments in development. To develop this method, the Perceptive Informatics team collected Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans from the ADNI database using Perceptive's medical imaging system and regulatory compliant processes.

"It is more critical than ever that biopharmaceutical companies have the ability to make accurate go/no go decisions as early as possible for new compounds. Medical imaging is increasingly being used as a surrogate endpoint or biomarker of drug efficacy in all phases of CNS trials. With this new methodology, we believe that Perceptive's therapeutic area experts are able to help sponsors advance neuroimaging and bring important CNS treatments to patients sooner," said Kenneth G. Faulkner, Ph.D., Vice President of Medical Imaging, Perceptive Informatics.

"Based on ADNI data, measuring ventricular change may be one of the most robust outcomes for imaging progression of Alzheimer's disease. Perceptive has developed
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