Quintiles touts Internet for patient recruitment; Agere boosts its manufacturing capabilities;

> Quintiles is celebrating new study data it says confirms the validity of using the Internet to recruit patients for clinical trials. More

> CMO Agere Pharmaceuticals has expanded its Phase IIb manufacturing capabilities, extending its spray-drying capabilities. News

> Agility Clinical is targeting small and virtual biotechs with its new strategic and operating consulting services, in addition to its CRO offerings. Item

> Novartis ($NVS) says its recently announced plans to build a manufacturing plant in Singapore will not effect its deal with CMO Lonza. Article

> Boehringer Ingelheim has struck a deal to manufacture E. coli and other highly potent materials for Molecular Partners' clinical trials. Story

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