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Looking Ahead to 2018: Insights into Clinical Research Trends from Our Experts

2017 was a fascinating year for those of us closely following the clinical research industry. And 2018 promises not to disappoint. Within the WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) family of companies, our subject matter experts are always watching regulatory, technology, and practice trends. Their observations, combined with a deep understanding of the science and practice of clinical […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Acquires Vigilare International

WCG expands portfolio to include top pharmacovigilance, drug safety solution provider Princeton, NJ – Nov. 28, 2017 – WIRB Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced its acquisition of Vigilare International, the top provider of integrated, end-to-end pharmacovigilance and drug safety […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Partners with Veeva Systems Inc.

WCG will create a seamless connection between WCG’s MyConnexus™ IRB document management web portal and Veeva Vault eTMF PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced that it is partnering with Veeva Systems Inc. to improve the speed and […]

WCG’s MedAvante-ProPhase Adds Business Leaders to Expand Offerings, Increase Client Success in CNS, Mental Health

Industry experts will help to drive company’s growth in central nervous system (CNS) and behavioral health assessment markets Princeton, NJ – August 15, 2017 – WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced today that industry experts Steven Herne and Michael Cioffi have joined […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Acquires Patient Genesis’ ConsentNow

ConsentNow improves the informed consent process by enabling healthcare companies to share important information with patients in a clear, easy-to-understand electronic format Princeton, N.J.; August 02, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced that it has acquired Patient Genesis’ ConsentNow™ […]

Copernicus Group IRB and Clintrax Global Announce Imminent Move to Cary, NC

Their new office is a much larger, purpose built space, close to pharmaceutical and clinical research customers in Research Triangle Park, NC     Princeton, N.J.; August 1, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced that two of its companies – […]

Alphabetical Glossary of Terms: Gene Therapy & Immunotherapy, 2nd Edition

The purpose of this glossary is to provide clarification of the most commonly used terms related to gene therapy and immunotherapy. The terms in this glossary are listed alphabetically, with illustrations where appropriate. Author: Daniel Kavanagh, PhD Senior Director, Biosafety and Gene Therapy WCG Biosafety

FDAnews Joins WIRB-Copernicus Group

Princeton, N.J.; July 20, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG), the world’s leading provider of solutions to measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, announced today that it has acquired FDAnews, which provides global regulatory information for executives in the clinical research, biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. FDAnews joins clinical trial publishing leader CenterWatch […]

WIRB to Co-present Northwest Association for Biomedical Research 2017 IRB Conference

Attendees will learn how to best manage the rapidly evolving clinical research landscape and continue to provide high quality ethical reviews Princeton, N.J.; July 12, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced that its Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB™) will […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group to Highlight New Patient Recruitment, Behavioral Assessment and Endpoint Analysis Services; Honor CISCRP and Clinical Trial Volunteers at DIA Annual Meeting

Princeton, N.J.; June 15, 2017 — WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, today announced that it will be showcasing its newest companies and technologies at the DIA Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL from June 18-22. Three companies joined the WCG family in May […]