Wayne chooses OnCore for alliance; app lets iPhone record cardio events;

> Wayne State University has implemented the OnCore Clinical Research Management system from Forte Research to centralize operations of the Michigan Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science. Forte release

> The iPhonECG is an app and electrode-studded case that turns the iPhone into a wireless cardiac event recorder. Article

> Clinical ethics boards say Facebook is a social outlet, not a professional network, contends Cindy Downing, co-owner of the Downing Clark Center; she's challenging the legality of a sheriff's deputy's use of the site to contact former residents of the mental-health center in an investigation. News

> The language used to describe randomization influenced whether participants would agree to take part in a clinical trial, finds a study of low-income, rural women. Item

> Dell, smitten by the more than 55 million clinical studies and 3.6 billion medical images under the purview of cloud storage provider InSite One, says it will buy the medical archivist. Story

> The Almac Group has added 173 jobs to the Philadelphia area while readying its new U.S. headquarters in Souderton. Article

> Recruitment is under way for Cel-Sci's 880-subject Phase III trial, which will span 48 sites in nine countries for a head and neck cancer treatment. Cel-Sci release

> Bioanalytical Systems' stock jumped 32 percent following the announcement of its agreement with Pharmasset, in which BASi will provide toxicology services as well as pharmaceutical analysis and bioanalytical services. Item

> Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has agreed to buy contract researcher ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services for about $227 million. News