New device clinical trial service company created by PPD:
This article was originally published in Clinica
PPD, the Wilmington, North Carolina-based provider of discovery and development services to drug makers and biotechs, has created PPD Medical Device, a new division offering development services to device firms in the areas of interventional cardiology, endovascular, neurology and orthopaedic disorders and woundcare. The company has provided clinical trial services to device companies since its acquisition of Eminent Research Technologies in 2003. Services include study design, regulatory consulting, global trial management, data management, biostatistics and document development.