Contact: John Lewis
ACRO Launching New Video Series With Health Coalition Leaders
May 9, 2013 – WASHINGTON, DC – The Association of Clinical Research Organizations is introducing a new series of videos featuring the leaders of prominent healthcare interest groups. The first two videos feature Ladd Wiley, Executive Director of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA, and Michael Reilly, Executive Director of the Alliance for Safe Biologic Medicines.
“ACRO participates in several alliances and coalitions to help amplify our message about the importance of clinical research,” said John Lewis, Vice President of Public Affairs. “We thank Ladd and Michael for helping us kick-off this series by discussing the important topics of adequate funding for the FDA and regulatory matters surrounding biosimilars. We plan several additional videos covering issues such as incentives for medical research, regenerative medicine, comparative effectiveness research and the business environment for life sciences in India.”
The Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) represents companies that provide a variety of specialized services that support the development of new pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices. The association provides an active voice for the CRO industry globally. Through its member companies, ACRO helps improve the quality, efficiency and safety of biomedical research. ACRO member companies employ approximately 75,000 professionals worldwide and annually conduct more than 11,000 clinical trials involving nearly two million participants in 115 countries. For more information, please visit www.www.acrohealth.org. Twitter @acrohealth. YouTube @ACROHealthChannel.