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Changes to Research Made in Response to COVID-19

WIRB-Copernicus IRB has received questions from several research sponsors about the appropriate process for making changes to clinical studies in response to the current COVID-19 epidemic. These changes may include things like: Decreasing the number of protocol-mandated in-person study visits to healthcare facilities Replacing protocol-mandated visits to healthcare facilities with home visits or telemedicine, allowing […]

WCG’s WIRB-Copernicus IRB Announces New Program to Facilitate IRB Review of Research Protocols for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Vaccines and Therapies

WIRB-Copernicus IRB will give priority to the institutional review board (IRB) review of potentially life-saving COVID-19 vaccines and medications and waive their initial protocol review fees Princeton, NJ – March 6, 2020 – WIRB-Copernicus IRB, the industry leader and gold standard in ethical and regulatory human research oversight, today announced a new program to support […]

WCG CenterWatch iConnect Selected as Patient Recruitment Management System for The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Clinical Study Matching Tool, Fox Trial Finder

Improved technology and features will make it easier for patients living with Parkinson’s disease and healthy volunteers who want to advance medical research to find and connect to appropriate clinical trials Princeton, N.J. – March 3, 2020 – WCG, the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical trials, today […]

WCG Acquires Statistics Collaborative, a Biostatistical Consultancy Specializing in Pharmaceutical and Biologics Clinical Trials

This transaction broadens the range of specialized services that WCG offers to clinical trial sponsors Princeton, NJ – Jan. 23, 2020 – WCG (WIRB-Copernicus Group), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical trials, today announced its acquisition of Statistics Collaborative, Inc. Based in Washington, DC, Statistics Collaborative […]

WCG Launches AIMS 4.1 Platform with Enhanced Endpoint Adjudication Capabilities to Facilitate Expert Review of Clinical Trial Data

Latest iteration of AIMS (Adjudication Information Management System) has an enhanced user interface to improve efficiency Princeton, NJ – Dec. 10, 2019 – WCG ACI Clinical, the leading specialty provider of independent endpoint adjudication and data monitoring committees for clinical trials, has launched the latest iteration of its proprietary AIMS® (Adjudication Information Management System) platform. […]

WCG Experts to Lead Nine Educational Sessions at the PRIM&R 2019 Advancing Ethical Research Conference

Topics cover institutional review board (IRB) administration, research oversight, and research ethics Princeton, NJ – Nov. 14, 2019 – WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has experts from its Ethical Review Division leading nine educational sessions at the Public Responsibility in Medicine […]

CenterWatch Reveals Topline Results from its 2019 Global Clinical Trial Site Relationship Benchmark Survey

Survey examines sites’ views of their sponsor and clinical research organization (CRO) relationships Falls Church, VA – Nov. 11, 2019 – CenterWatch today announced the topline results from its 2019 Global Site Relationship Benchmark survey. This annual survey investigates clinical trial sites’ evaluations of their sponsor and CRO relationships and provides insights into possible areas […]

WCG KMR Group Invites Biopharmaceutical Companies to Enroll in Clinical Trial Cost Study

Study will yield reliable benchmarks on trial cost and efficiency, enabling participants to realize dramatic cost savings Princeton, NJ – September 17, 2019 – The WIRB-Copernicus Group®’s (WCG™) Clinical Services Division is pleased to announce that enrollment in WCG KMR Group’s 2019 Clinical Trial Cost Study is now open. Currently in its fourth year, the […]

Donald A. Deieso, PhD: One of PharmaVOICE’s 100 Most Inspiring Leaders of 2019

WCG’s Executive Chairman and CEO is two-time recipient of top honor Princeton, NJ – September 10, 2019 – The WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™) announced that its Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Donald A. Deieso, PhD, has been named one of the 100 Most Inspiring Leaders in the Life Science Industry by PharmaVOICE for the […]

WCG Introduces Velos eResearch eXpress™

Turn-key solution for the sustainable advancement and growth of clinical research sites  Princeton, NJ – August 27, 2019 – The WIRB-Copernicus Group®’s (WCG™) Clinical Services Division introduces Velos eResearch eXpress™, an out-of-the-box, cloud-based solution that enables clinical research sites to centralize and manage their research activities on a single, automated technology platform.  Velos eResearch eXpress provides […]