Covance opens fit-for-purpose Dallas clinical research unit, to add 45 jobs

Friday, July 24, 2015

Covance Drug Development has relocated its clinical research unit (CRU) in Dallas to a new, fit-for-purpose clinical research facility. The new unit, which opened earlier this month, has expanded from 72 to 100 medical beds and is located in the same building as the prior unit. In addition, a LabCorp patient service center will be co-located in the CRU, at which patients will have an opportunity to learn more about volunteering and participating in early-stage clinical trials.

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Society for Clinical Research Sites adds Covance as Global Impact Partner

Monday, July 6, 2015

The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), a global trade organization dedicated to representing the interests of clinical research sites, has announced a two-year partnership with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp). Covance Drug Development will participate as a Global Impact Partner (GIP), a relationship designed to facilitate critical dialogue between industry stakeholders and clinical research sites.

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Job satisfaction mixed as workload increases

Friday, May 1, 2015

Since the recession ended six years ago, clinical research professionals have become more optimistic about the economic outlook of their companies. Yet job satisfaction levels are mixed—the workforce has seen its workload and responsibilities rise dramatically, while mean salary levels have increased only slightly when adjusted for inflation.

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PSI, INC Research, Chiltern best with sites

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Contract research organizations (CROs) have become more effective in managing working relationships with investigative sites during the past two years, according to a new CenterWatch survey, yet the average CRO continues to fall below performance expectations in many of the areas investigators consider most critical for study success.

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