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Medidata and Thermo Fisher Scientific’s PPD Clinical Research Business Collaborate to Enhance Clinical Trials Innovation

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Medidata, a subsidiary of Dassault Systèmes specializing in clinical trial solutions for the life sciences industry, has recently announced the extension of its partnership with the PPD clinical research division of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

This renewed agreement encompasses the provision of various Medidata products, including the Medidata Platform, Medidata Adjudicate, and other offerings tailored to support PPD's clinical research activities aimed at advancing drug development programs.

A significant aspect of this collaboration involves the further development of PPD TrueCast, a business solution that utilizes Medidata's AI capabilities. TrueCast is designed to streamline study timelines by integrating patient recruitment and site performance data to create predictive models and advanced analytics.

Medidata, expressed enthusiasm about continuing the partnership: "Over the past 15 years, we have established a strong relationship with PPD's clinical research division, focusing on enhancing visibility and decision-making throughout clinical trials. We are excited to continue working together to expedite study completions, improve drug development efficiency, and ultimately accelerate the delivery of life-changing therapies to patients."

Since 2009, Medidata has collaborated closely with PPD's clinical research division on over 1,000 clinical studies across various therapeutic areas, including oncology and vaccines.



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