Friday, July 31, 2009
A new report released last week by the Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) says clinical trials conducted in the developing world not only match the quality and safety standards of those conducted in the developed world but they also improve the global drug development process.
Dublin, Ireland-based ICON gave shareholders a triple dose of good news yesterday with its second quarter 2009 earnings release. Revenues, income and earnings per share were all up compared to last year. Net revenues increased $1.7 million to $220 million and net income jumped $4 million to $22.8 million or 38 cents per share on a diluted basis.
MonitorForHire.com’s recently completed management buyout was just the next logical step in growth for the online clinical research staffing company, said co-founder and president Scott Freedman.