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CRO

Abbreviation for cathode ray oscilloscope.

contract research organization

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CRO

Any privately financed, for-profit entity that performs industry-sponsored biomedical research. Health research is conducted in government-sponsored laboratories, e.g., the National Institutes of Health or the Center for Disease Control and Prevention; academic medical centers (such as those affiliated with a major university hospitals), and CROs.
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o, a sponsor company at the marcus evans Evolution Summit 2015, discusses why pharma and biotech companies should consider working with CROs that have formed an alliance.
However, if a sponsor can manage a project in a manner that results in minimization of long term R and D expenses while containing short-term costs, they will obtain a net advantage in hiring on services of a CRO.
In smaller companies, it is more likely that an existing senior executive officer will be assigned CRO responsibilities until a time when conditions warrant a dedicated position.
2009 18 200 2010 20 240 2011 20 288 2012 20 345 Figure 3: China's clinical CRO market size and growth rate.
Oncology, Cardiovascular diseases, Dermatology, Neurology, and Respiratory diseases are the top five focus areas for the surveyed CRO firms.
Effective CRO enablement requires an informatics infrastructure that can be "turned on" to enable CRO collaboration and then shut down at the end of the engagement, ideally requiring a minimal footprint within the CRO.
With the CRO evolution will come changes in Enterprise Risk Management committees, French also said.
The notion of a CRO is fairly new for hospitals and health systems, he added, noting that it seems to be catching on.
Over the span of his career, a CRO physician will likely be involved with the successful (and unsuccessful) evaluation and approval processes of scores of products at different stages of clinical development, for dozens of sponsors.
Although the position of CRO is receiving a lot of attention now, Andrews predicts it will soon become a tradition.