15 Mar. 2016
WILMINGTON, N.C., (March 15, 2016) – Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) today announced it has been recognized for excellence in clinical research by pharmaceutical and biotechnology executives surveyed for Life Science Leader magazine’s 2016 CRO Leadership Awards.
PPD earned honors in 11 distinct categories in clinical research, including expertise, capabilities, reliability, compatibility and quality. The honors are based on survey responses from more than 2,200 biopharmaceutical industry leaders responsible for making or influencing decisions to collaborate with contract research organizations (CROs) on clinical development programs.
PPD’s service offerings span the value chain of clinical research, with integrated Phase I-IV services and PPD® Laboratories, offering the most comprehensive lab services available in the industry.
“PPD’s purpose and mission are to improve health by helping our customers deliver life-changing therapies,” said David Simmons, chairman and CEO of PPD. “Being recognized for excellence by the industry leaders best positioned to judge our progress is gratifying. The recognition reflects our dedication to the highest quality service delivery and our strategy of bending the cost and time curve of drug development, to get therapies to patients faster and to improve the productivity of our customers’ R&D investments. As our customers’ needs continue to evolve, we remain committed to continuous improvement and innovation to address the difficult challenges affecting the biopharmaceutical industry in our shared mission of delivering life-changing medicines to improve health.”
The Life Science Leader 2016 CRO Leadership Awards were based on surveys, encompassing 27 performance metrics, conducted by Industry Standard Research, a full-service pharmaceutical market research firm, to help the publication assess the performance of CROs.
PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 46 countries and more than 15,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.