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PSNResearch Supports MND Association International Symposium

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 [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: ALS/MND, NEWS|Comments Off on PSNResearch Supports MND Association International Symposium

Keeping the Bio Industry Globally Competitive

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 [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|Comments Off on Keeping the Bio Industry Globally Competitive

ABPI and BioIndustry Association Call For a Consistent Regulatory Environment

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 [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|Comments Off on ABPI and BioIndustry Association Call For a Consistent Regulatory Environment

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

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 [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|Comments Off on Why so Few Endocrinal Drugs for Diabetes Ever Make it to Market

Funding for EU Research Grants post Brexit

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' [...]

By | August 16th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|Comments Off on Funding for EU Research Grants post Brexit

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

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 [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: NEWS|Comments Off on Who says science can’t be fun? Ice Bucket Challenge funds gene discovery in ALS (MND) research