Rare disease biopharma Shire has kick-started a new mandatory open-access program for research manuscripts to journals it has funded.

No single-source platform for site identification and the lack of a centralized ethics review pathway were cited as slowing the process down.

PPD and Quotient have signed up to a new partnership aimed at speeding up the time it takes to make new drugs for children.

The company's Owkin Socrates platform applies transfer and federated learning to clinical research.

The deal follows the biopharma industry's growing interest in immuno-oncology.

Icon has hired a retired colonel who is moving into the biotech sphere as new president of its subsidiary ClinicalRM.

The SuperHuman library contains over 5,000 hits against each of the 26 Distributed Bio targets in immunology and neurodegeneration.

Datavant will partner its 150 data sets with the three organizations' unique capabilities to drive clinical trial intelligence.