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INC Research

February 03, 2011 09:10 ET

INC Research Augments Pediatric Clinical Trial Capabilities

Kathy Bohannon Brings Valuable Multi-Discipline Therapeutic Expertise to Pediatric Trial Design and Management

RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwire - February 3, 2011) - INC Research, LLC, a therapeutically focused contract research organization (CRO) with a process for delivering reliable results, has appointed Kathy Bohannon as its newest principal strategist, Pediatrics, who is responsible for developing the operational strategy and providing expertise in the design and execution of pediatric studies. She is joining an experienced team that provides complementary scientific and regulatory expertise for pediatrics trials.

"Kathy is enhancing our unique team model that leverages our deep therapeutic and regulatory expertise to develop a more holistic approach to pediatric trials," said John Potthoff, COO of INC Research. "Throughout her impressive career, Kathy has developed and managed pediatric trials across multiple therapeutic areas, clinical settings and pediatric age groups. She will be an invaluable addition to our leadership team as we raise our pediatrics services to a new level."

Bohannon comes to INC Research from her tenure at Premier Research Group where she was the senior director, Clinical Trial Management. In that role, she was project administrator responsible for all contractual, regulatory and project management activities within the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act - Coordinating Center (BPCA-CC). Her pediatric experience also includes protocol and program development in compliance with FDA PREA, BPCA legislation, and the European Paediatric Regulation, with recent experience in support of pediatric acute and chronic pain. She received her BA in Biology from the University of Virginia and has completed graduate coursework in medicine, clinical research and chemistry.

INC Research's Pediatric Practice is dedicated to helping customers develop the best possible clinical trials for neonates, infants, children and adolescents. The team manages pediatric clinical trials from protocol design to delivering the particular pediatric data required by global regulatory agencies. For more information on its Pediatrics Practice, click here. To read therapeutic case studies on pediatric trials, click here.

About INC Research, LLC.
INC Research is a therapeutically focused contract research organization with a high performance reputation for conducting global clinical development programs of the highest integrity. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies look to INC Research for a complete range of customized Phase I through Phase IV programs in therapeutic areas of specialty, and in innovative pediatric and women's health trials. The company's Trusted Process® methodology and therapeutic foresight leads customers to more confident, better-informed drug and device development decisions. INC Research is headquartered in Raleigh, NC. For more information please visit or follow us at @inc_research.

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