Prep for use of risk management on data cleaning; U.S.-Russia forum eyes clinical research;

> Clarify the risks before you attempt to apply risk management principles to data cleaning, says Kestrel Consultants. Article

> Strengthening clinical and translational research is among the objectives of the $1.3-million U.S.-Russia Forum in Health Sciences launched by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and Eli Lilly. FNIH release

> Akaza Research says that in the first half of 2010, OpenClinica Enterprise Edition gained 15 customers. Akaza release

> PPD has opened an office in Novosibirsk, Russia, adding to its Phase II through IV services in Eastern Europe. PPD release

> Generics-maker Qualitest has selected Sparta System's TrackWise software for its compliance  and quality processes.  Qualitest announcement

> Clinical data management consulting and staffing firm Eliassen Group has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies. Eliassen release

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