SCRS Partners with Acurian to Enhance Site Sustainability in Poland

  Ellicott City, Md, September 7, 2016 – The Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) announces Acurian as the corporate sponsor for the SCRS Ambassador Program in Poland. The SCRS Site Ambassador Program brings SCRS benefits to sites in countries around the world. SCRS currently has site members in 49 countries. Countries (in some cases, regions) with an SCRS Site Ambassador… Continue Reading

Acurian Receives 2016 Lilly Global Supplier Award

Indianapolis, June 6, 2016 — Acurian Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, was selected by Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) for its 2016 Lilly Global Supplier Award. Lilly presented the award to Acurian in a ceremony at the company’s headquarters in Indianapolis on May 12. The Lilly Global Supplier Award recognizes suppliers… Continue Reading

Acurian Announces Appointment of Roger Smith as Senior Vice President and General Manager

Horsham, Pa., January 29, 2015 — Acurian Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Roger Smith, formerly senior vice president of Acurian operations, has been appointed to lead the company as senior vice president and general manager. Smith has been a member of Acurian’s senior management team… Continue Reading

Acurian Further Strengthens Patient Recruitment Efforts in Europe with Hiring of Paul Mitchel

Horsham, Pa, July 8, 2014 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Paul Mitchel has joined the company as director of direct response marketing for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In this role, Mitchel will continue to expand Acurian’s capabilities to recruit participants for clinical trials… Continue Reading

Todd Albin Joins Acurian to Further Strengthen Investigator Site Relations and Patient Enrollment Services

Horsham, Pa, April 14, 2014 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions and a subsidiary of PPD, announced today that Todd Albin, MBA, CCRP, has assumed the newly created position of senior director, site enrollment optimization. Albin will manage Acurian’s longstanding site services department and its relatively newer field-based enrollment optimization representatives. According… Continue Reading

Acurian and Society for Clinical Research Sites Strengthen Existing Partnership through Webinar Series Sponsorship

February 18, 2014 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions, announced today that it has enhanced its partnership with the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) by sponsoring the SCRS monthly webinar series through June 2014. The SCRS is the first organization fully dedicated to representing the interests of the clinical research site… Continue Reading

Acurian Unveils Data That Show Patient Engagement Services Reduced Dropout in Gout Clinical Trial

  Horsham, Pa., September 11, 2013 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions, announced today that recent clinical trial data demonstrate its proprietary patient engagement solutions had a substantial positive impact on patient participation and trial cost. According to Roger Smith, Acurian’s senior vice president of global clinical operations, the data were derived… Continue Reading

PPD Acquires Acurian, Industry Leader in Patient Recruitment and Retention

Wilmington, N.C., (August 27, 2013) – Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has acquired Acurian, a leading full-service provider of clinical trial patient enrollment and retention solutions for the life sciences industry. “As the biopharmaceutical industry continues to face increasing challenges with the time and cost of drug development, PPD is committed to bringing innovation to the clinical… Continue Reading

Acurian Announces Partnership Agreement with the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS)

Horsham, Pa, May 20, 2013 — Acurian, Inc., a leading, full-service provider of global patient enrollment and retention solutions, announced today it has agreed to a two-year partnership with the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS), based in Rockville, MD. The SCRS is the first organization fully dedicated to representing the interests of the clinical research site community, enabling members… Continue Reading