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Rho Recognized with CRO Leadership Award from Life Science Leader for third consecutive year

April 23, 2018

Chapel Hill, NC  ̶  April 23, 2018  Rho, a full-service contract research organization (CRO) focused on bringing new products to market through a full range of product development services, has recently been honored by Life Science Leader magazine as a leader in the CRO industry. The sixth annual CRO Leadership Awards highlight top CROs as identified by decision makers in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies.

“We are proud to be one of the winners of the prestigious CRO Leadership Award for the third year in a row,” said Laura Helms Reece, chief executive officer, Rho. “This honor is a testament to Rho’s unrivaled customer experience through research excellence, and the dedication and hard work of our outstanding team.”

Awardees were determined based on Industry Standard Research’s (ISR) Contract Research Organization Quality Benchmarking research, an annual survey of pharmaceutical decision makers. Respondents from big pharma and small pharma companies were polled on more than 20 performance metrics in six core categories, including capabilities, compatibility, expertise, phase IV, quality and reliability.

Life Science Leader is proud to be working with ISR Reports to honor those CROs that have proven themselves to be the top performers in Compatibility, Capabilities, Expertise, Quality, Reliability, and Phase IV. The winners were decided by looking at 20+ different performance metrics, as rated by decision-making executives at biopharmaceutical companies. The CROs receiving an award this year are truly at the top of their class, and are deserving of the recognition they receive. Being a top performer in any of these categories shows a level of expertise and commitment to clinical trials and serving the needs of biopharmaceutical companies and their patients,” stated Ed Miseta, executive editor, Life Science Leader.

Life Science Leader launched the awards in 2012 to help the magazine’s pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical subscribers find and vet reputable CRO partners. These unique industry awards are given based only on the feedback of decision-making influencers at companies using CRO services.

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