inVentiv Health To Open New Clinic In Miami, Florida

Focusing On Patient Access and Recruitment, Site Will Expand inVentiv Health's Phase I Clinical Services to U.S.

Princeton, NJ – inVentiv Health, a global provider of best-in-class clinical development and comprehensive commercialization services, today announced plans to open a new phase I/IIA clinic in Miami, expanding its phase I clinical services to the U.S.

The clinic will facilitate patient access and help expedite progression to Proof of Concept (PoC) for pharmaceutical and biotech clients who are seeking access to broad patient demographics. The new clinic, which expects to begin running studies in the second half of 2015, will complement inVentiv Health's existing clinical facility in Quebec City, Canada.

"Phase I clinical research continues to become more complex, requiring rapid recruitment of unique patient and special populations," said Riaz Bandali, President of the Early Stage business unit for inVentiv Health's Clinical Division. "The location of the clinic - in the U.S., specifically in Miami - will help provide broad patient access thanks to a large population and diverse demographic. This should enable us to better meet the needs of our clients as they navigate the complex regulatory environment of drug development and approval."

The 65-bed Miami clinic, located in the University of Miami Life Science and Technology Park, will focus on complex studies including first-in-human phase I, phase I-in-patient and other multifaceted phase I trials such as drug-drug interaction, biosimilar, first-to-file and 505b2 trials. Clients also should benefit from inVentiv Health's innovative approach to clinical trial recruitment, as well as additional capabilities that support the full product life-cycle from early phase development through comprehensive launch and commercialization.

"With inVentiv Health's phase II-IV clinical business offerings, and our two bioanalytical laboratories in Princeton and Quebec City, our clients should have the information they need to become smarter earlier in the development process, enabling decisions that may improve the design and impact of their confirmatory studies," said Bandali. "For us, it's an exciting extension of inVentiv Health's commitment to accelerating the delivery of our clients' therapies to market."

About inVentiv Health
inVentiv Health is a global provider of best-in-class clinical development and comprehensive commercialization services, seamlessly linking the capabilities of a leading, global Clinical Research Organization (CRO) with a unique Contract Commercial Organization (CCO). inVentiv Health helps clients improve performance, reduce risk and speed much-needed therapies to market. With 13,000 employees providing services to clients in 70 countries, our global scale and broad expertise make us an attractive strategic partner for companies developing and delivering medicines in a complex operating, regulatory and reimbursement environment. Our clients include more than 550 life sciences companies, including all 20 of the largest biopharmaceutical companies in the world. inVentiv Health, Inc. is privately owned by inVentiv Group Holdings, Inc., an organization sponsored by affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Liberty Lane Partners and members of the inVentiv management team. inVentiv Health brings business strategy to science and scientific expertise to business for the better treatment of patients worldwide. For more information,

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