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Clinical Trial Sponsors

Clinical trials are sponsored or funded by a variety of organizations or individuals. They can be sponsored by doctors, medical institutions, foundations, voluntary groups, pharmaceutical companies, or federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, or NIH.

The following is a partial list of clinical trial sponsors with whom Century Clinical Research has worked.

  • 3M
  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Altana
  • Alteon
  • Alza
  • Amgen Inc.
  • Amylin Corporation
  • Andrx
  • Astra Merck
  • Astra Pharmaceuticals
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Aura Laboratories, Inc.
  • Aventis
  • Barr
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Berlix
  • Biovail Technologies Ltd.
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Byk Gulden
  • Cipher
  • Covalent Research Alliance
  • DepoMed
  • Duramed
  • Eisai
  • Entropin
  • Eli Lilly & Co.
  • Fisons
  • Forest Labs
  • G. D. Searle Pharmaceuticals
  • Genaissance
  • Genentech, Inc.
  • Glaxo-Wellcome
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Hoechst Marion Roussel
  • Hoffman LaRoche
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Knoll Pharmaceutical Company
  • Medivir
  • Merck Human Health Division
  • Merck Research Laboratories
  • Mitsubishi
  • NiCox
  • Novartis
  • Novo Nordisk
  • NPS
  • ObeCureo Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • PPD
  • Pharmacia & Upjohn
  • Preventive Medical Technologies
  • Purdue Pharma
  • Radius Health, Inc.
  • Regeneron
  • Roche Laboratories
  • R.W. Johnson Pharmaceutical Research Institute
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer
  • Sankyo, USA
  • Sanofi-Synthelabo
  • Schering Plough
  • Searle
  • Sepracor, Inc.
  • Smith-Klein Beecham
  • Solvay Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Takeda America, Inc.
  • TAP Holdings, Inc.
  • Therimmune
  • Transport
  • Tularik
  • Upsher-Smith
  • Vector
  • Watson
  • Winston
  • Wyeth Ayerst
  • Zeneca Pharmaceuticals

Clinical Research Organizations

A Contract Research Organization, also called a Clinical Research Organization, (CRO) is a service organization that provides support to the pharmaceutical/biotech industry. CROs offer clients a wide range of outsourced pharmaceutical research services to aid in the drug and medical device research and development process. They assume one or more obligations of a clinical trial sponsor, e.g., design of a protocol, selection or monitoring of investigations, evaluation of reports, and preparation of materials to be submitted to the Food and Drug Administration.

The following is a partial list of contract research organizations with whom Century Clinical Research has worked.

  • Acurian
  • Advanced Biologics
  • Barton and Polansky
  • BioPharm
  • Celeris
  • Clinimetrics Research Associates
  • ClinTrials, Inc.
  • Concepts in Pharmaceutical Research (CPR)
  • Covalent Research Alliance, Inc.
  • Covance
  • Global IQ
  • IBRD/Phoenix
  • ICON
  • INC Research
  • Ingenix
  • Innove Integrated Research
  • Kendle International
  • MedPace
  • MTRA
  • Omnicare
  • Paragon Biomedical, Inc.
  • Parexel International Corporation
  • Pharmaceutical C-Trials
  • Pharmaceutical Research Associates (PRA)
  • PharmaResearch
  • PPD Pharmaco

 

Institutional Review Boards

CCRI has access to local hospital IRBs’ for inpatient studies and have used the following Central Institutional Review Boards (IRB’s) for outpatient studies: SAIRB, WIRB, NEIRB, Quorum, Copernicus, Coast and Chesapeake .