Durham, NC (PRWEB) January 22, 2013
Cato Research (CATO), a full-service contract research organization (CRO) in its 25th year of global drug development success, and Cato BioVentures, CATO’s venture arm, proudly announce the opening of a new office in Houston, Texas.
CATO has managed many clinical trials at various research centers in Texas, in addition to supporting Texas-based companies and organizations. CATO has employed field-based clinical research personnel to manage trials both inside and outside the state. Recently, due in part to the CPRIT initiative, CATO has observed an upsurge of activity and need for life science industry services and expertise that CATO offers within the state of Texas. This initiative led to the establishment in 2012 of CATO’s first Texas office, located in Houston at the Greenway Building, 3200 S. W. Freeway, Suite 3300.
CATO has dedicated teams of specialists with many years of experience, one team of which is solely focused on oncology. These specialists work on many aspects of oncology product development, including preclinical, clinical trial development and operations, regulatory, regulatory filings, FDA interactions, and more. CATO’s frequent FDA interactions include experience with the FDA’s Division of Drug Oncology Products and Office of Hematology and Oncology Drug Products as well as experience in the design and successful completion of cancer clinical trials for a wide variety of technologies. These technologies include small molecules, biologics, cancer vaccines, devices, as well as drug, diagnostic, and combination products. CATO also has many years of experience working with early-stage start-up biotechnology companies as well as the larger and more established pharmaceutical companies.
CATO and Cato BioVentures operate as a global service provider without borders; thus, CATO seeks to utilize its dedicated personnel for each project on an experience-fir
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