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WIRB-Copernicus Group Acquires MedAvante and ProPhase – Names Dr. Jeffrey Litwin as the CEO of the Combined Company

Princeton, N.J.; May 9, 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 it has acquired MedAvante and ProPhase, and has named Dr. Jeffrey Litwin as the CEO of the combined organization. The acquisition of MedAvante and ProPhase positions WCG as the […]

WIRB-Copernicus Group Acquires ThreeWire, Expands Services to Improve Clinical Study Recruitment, Enrollment, and Retention

Princeton, N.J.; May 2, 2017 – WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™), the world’s leading provider of solutions that measurably improve the quality and efficiency of clinical research, has acquired ThreeWire®, the global patient recruitment, enrollment, and retention firm that uses a systematic, patient-focused approach to help biopharmaceutical and medical device companies and clinical research organizations achieve their […]

Western IRB and Huron Join Forces in Exclusive Alliance to Support Academic Medical Center and Hospital Research Programs

PUYALLUP, Wash., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Western IRB® (WIRB™), the world’s largest provider of ethical research review serving 2,300 academic medical centers (AMCs) and hospitals, announced today an alliance with Huron, a global professional services firm serving the health care, higher education, life sciences, and commercial sectors. WIRB’s and Huron’s combined strengths can help institutions improve the effectiveness of […]

IRBNet and Minburn Technology Collaborate for Simplified VAMC Purchases

Cambridge, MA and Great Falls, VA., March 29, 2017 — The WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCGTM) announces a new collaboration between its subsidiary, IRBNet, the leading electronic solution for the efficient management of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) research compliance, and Minburn Technology Group, a Service-Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). This new collaboration dramatically simplifies the acquisition of […]

Western IRB Establishes Single-IRB Solution to Help Institutions Comply with New Mandate for NIH-Funded Research

Puyallup, WA., March 20, 2017 – Western Institutional Review Board® (WIRB™), the world’s leading provider of ethical review of clinical research, announced today the launch of its WIRB NIH Single Review Solution™ (SRS) for NIH-funded multi-site research. As the long-standing leader in supporting IRB reviews among its 2,300 institution clients, WIRB has an extensive background in […]

Looking Ahead in 2017: Insights from Our Experts

Within the WIRB-Copernicus Group (WCG) family of companies, our subject matter experts are always watching regulatory and practice trends. Their observations, combined with a deep understanding of the science and practice of clinical research, provide the basis for our strategic planning. In this way, we support both our biopharma partners and our institutional partners to be prepared for not only what’s happening in […]