Veeva Systems | October 07, 2021
Veeva Systems (NYSE: VEEV ) announced that Celerion has launched Veeva eConsent , a MyVeeva for Patients solution, to provide electronic consent for its Phase I clinical trials obtain. With Veeva eConsent, Celerion is moving from manual and paper-based consent forms to a fully digital process. The company uses Veeva eConsent for several studies and has already given their consent to more than 200 test subjects.
Covid-19 limited the time we could spend with attendees. So we needed new and digital ways to advance our studies while meeting regulatory requirements for proper consent,
- Staci McDonald , Executive Director, Scientific Clinical Operations at Celerion .
An easy-to-use solution that can keep pace with our fast-paced environment and improves the participants' understanding of the study processes. The implementation of the solution went smoothly, and the feedback from the study teams, on-site staff and participants was positive. "
Celerion, a leading global provider of early clinical research services, uses Veeva SiteVault to digitally create, manage and distribute informed consent (ICF). Patients can then securely access the eConsent document and complete the consent process via a mobile device. This simplifies the comparison of documents and reduces the administrative effort for the locations. Thanks to a seamless flow of information, Celerion has a complete overview of the status of consent and can thus improve study compliance and monitoring.
Celerion is driving industry collaboration by leveraging digital solutions that enable patient-centric, paperless clinical trials, Veeva eConsent improves the process of informed consent for everyone Stakeholders by providing an intuitive and digital experience for patients and easy collaboration with locations and IRBs for sponsors.
- Tim Davis , vice president, MyVeeva for Patients at Veeva Systems.
About Veeva Systems
Veeva is the world's leading provider of cloud software for the life science industry. Veeva is committed to innovation, product quality and customer success, serving more than 1,000 customers from the world's largest pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotech companies. As a not-for-profit, Veeva is committed to aligning the interests of all stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders and the industries it serves.
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals | October 21, 2021
Kyle Smith has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, LLC, effective immediately. Mr. Smith is a 10-year veteran with Aprecia and has served as Vice President of Operations for the past 3 years. As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Smith will be responsible for leading day-to-day business activities.
Aprecia has further strengthened its leadership team by promoting Patrick Staudt to Vice President of Operations, effective immediately. A 14-year veteran of Aprecia, Mr. Staudt has led the East Windsor, NJ manufacturing operations for more than 10 years and has demonstrated the talent and experience to lead expected, expansive growth through multiple technology platforms.
Mr. Smith and Mr. Staudt have been cornerstones of Aprecia's history of technology and manufacturing innovation. They have been key contributors in establishing the company as the leader in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products through 3D-Printing. Their experiences with Aprecia have helped craft the company culture and 3DP pharmaceutical manufacturing innovation, and their contributions have created a momentum which continues to accelerate through important partnerships and novel products.
"As Aprecia's technology platforms expand and industry partnerships advance, Aprecia requires additional talent and resources to meet these growing demands, We are fortunate to have these seasoned technology experts and corporate leaders to promote and guide the organizational growth well into the future."
Chris Gilmore, Aprecia's Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kyle Smith holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Miami University, and a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mr. Patrick Staudt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical/Medical Engineering from Drexel University.
Founded in 2004, Aprecia received the first and only FDA approved three-dimensionally-printed (3DP) pharmaceutical product approval in 2015. Aprecia uses its ZipDose® Technology to create rapidly disintegrating oral dosage forms that are easy to take and easy to administer. Without compression during the 3DP manufacturing process, engineered and coated particles such as taste masking and modified release are possible on large dose products (over a 1000mg). Aprecia directly owns a patent estate for novel 3DP machines and pharmaceutical 3DP applications. It licenses its exclusive technology platform to pharmaceutical partners as a means to extend product lines, improve patient reach and experience, and address FDA requirements as a pediatric delivery form.
Wavegate Corporation | January 14, 2022
Wavegate Corporation announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Breakthrough Device designation for its StimuLux™ optical reflectometry system for closed-loop adaptive modulation of spinal cord stimulation. The FDA's Breakthrough Device designation is designed to expedite the development and regulatory review of medical devices that are intended to treat serious or life-threatening diseases. To qualify for this designation, preliminary evidence must demonstrate a reasonable expectation that the device will provide improved effectiveness compared to the standard of care.
"We are pleased the FDA has granted Breakthrough Device designation for our novel StimuLux™ technology. This underscores the urgent need within our society for more effective treatments of chronic, debilitating pain. We are eager to closely collaborate with the FDA as Wavegate works toward advancing the state of the art."
Erich Wolf, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer
"This designation underscores the urgent need within our society for more effective treatments of chronic, debilitating pain."
StimuLux™ is a component of Wavegate Corporation's Ellipse neuromodulation platform which integrates multiple patented technologies which aim to systematically address unmet clinical needs within the neuromodulation industry.
About Wavegate Corporation
Wavegate Corporation is a privately-held start-up neuromodulation company focused on developing and commercializing a suite of technological innovations including: waveform-independent closed-loop adaptive stimulation, a stimulation paradigm for modulation of both ascending and descending spinal cord pain pathways, new implant geometry for reduced surface contact pressures, rapid lead anchoring, and others.