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PSNResearch Supports MND Association International Symposium

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: ALS/MND, NEWS|

PSNResearch, the US-based international CRO co-owned by CCA Clinical Research, is Silver sponsor of the 27th International Symposium on ALS/MND being run by the Motor Neurone Disease Association. The Symposium is the world’s largest medical and scientific conference solely about Motor Neurone Disease / ALS and attracts over 800 delegates from the research community worldwide. Delegates [...]

Keeping the Bio Industry Globally Competitive

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

We were heartened to read the recent recommendations for tax and investment incentives to the Treasury by the Bio Industry Association ahead of the government’s Autumn Budget BIA recommendations The document calls for a range of policies that will support the life sciences sector and demonstrate that, despite Brexit, the UK Life Sciences industry is very much “open [...]

ABPI and BioIndustry Association Call For a Consistent Regulatory Environment

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

We were interested to read a new report published jointly by the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and the BioIndustry Association (BIA) which has called for the government to place a priority on the UK remaining part of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) during the negotiations for the UK to leave the EU. The report [...]

Why so Few Endocrinal Drugs for Diabetes Ever Make it to Market

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

As we all know, each disease area presents different and unique challenges when carrying out clinical research, in particular in trying to develop new and effective therapeutic agents. However, according to a report by the Tufts Centre for the Study of Drug Development, in the US market, it is the development of endocrinal drugs for use [...]

Funding for EU Research Grants post Brexit

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced that the Treasury will guarantee the funding for all EU research grants, if these are agreed before the autumn statement, by effectively committing £4.5 billions of taxpayers' money to support UK scientists and farmers for structural and investment projects, even if these continue post-Brexit.  However, if UK applicants [...]

Who says science can’t be fun? Ice Bucket Challenge funds gene discovery in ALS (MND) research

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

During a mad 2-month period in 2014, some 17 million people took to throwing, or having, buckets of ice over their heads in response to ‘the Ice Bucket Challenge’.  What seemed a crazy, and very cold, stunt at the time managed to raise over $115m toward the ultimately fatal degenerative neuromuscular disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), [...]

Continuing our Commitment to Advancing Knowledge

By | July 25th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

Ignazio Di Giovanna has published an article on LinkedIn on the impact of Brexit, ranging from the possible effect on drug regulations to the potential effect on the NHS - long regarded as a jewel in our crown - and the scientific and healthcare sectors in Europe in general.  Uncertainty is never good, but one thing’s for sure; the [...]

Dr Ignazio Di Giovanna speaks at The Future of Pharma: UK & Russia Conference

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|

Ignazio Di Giovanna was one of the keynote speakers at the 'Future of Pharma: UK & Russia organised by the Skolkovo Foundation in Moscow, along with the UK government's Trade & Investment development agency, UKTI, and the British Embassy. The talk focused on the changes to the UK medical regulatory environment, led by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, [...]

PSN Joint Sponsors of 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, USA; 11-13 December 2015

By | December 9th, 2015|Categories: ALS/MND|

CCA and PSN are very proud to continue to support this annual symposium and the MND association in promoting discussions and sharing of the latest advances in research and clinical management. The MNDA symposium acts as a focus for the global MND research community, aids in fostering strong collaboration between leading researchers around the world, and [...]

In Search of a Cure for ALS

By | July 9th, 2015|Categories: ALS/MND|

CCA Clinical Research is pleased to announce its involvement with a new study into ALS.  Alongside our PSNResearch partners we are thrilled to be working with Orion Pharma on the LEVALS study at major EU sites.  You can read more about the clinical trial here. We and our PSNResearch partners continue to be proud of our [...]