Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) April 14, 2014
PMG Research, Inc. announced today that Jane M. Shen, Pharm.D. has joined PMG Research as Director, Strategic Relationships. In this role, Dr. Shen will lead efforts in the development and management of strategic alliances and partnerships with institutional healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical sponsor companies and Contract Research Organizations (CROs).
“We are very pleased and grateful that Jane has joined our leadership team,” states Jennifer Byrne, CEO of PMG Research. “Her extensive and impressive pharmaceutical R&D experience will better represent our clients’ perspective and further our key institutional relationships for the development of innovative solutions that improve the clinical trials process. The addition of Dr. Shen to PMG will surely benefit not only the patient volunteers, research physicians, and healthcare systems we serve, but also our pharmaceutical clients who are committed to bringing new drugs to those who might benefit.”
During a career spanning over 16 years as a clinical researcher and clinical trialist, Dr. Shen has held positions of responsibility involving clinical program design, strategic planning, corporate operations, pharmaceutical business activities, and mitigation of operational and development risks. Prior to joining PMG Research, she served as Clinical Trial Leader at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and as Senior Vice President of Clinical Operations at TransTech Pharma. Dr. Shen earned her Pharm.D. at the University of Southern California and completed her post-doctoral research fellowship with Rutgers University, New Jersey. During her post-doctoral fellowship, she completed her clinical training at the National Cancer Institute, NIH.
Dr. Shen explains, “I am very excited to be part of PMG Research with progressive vision that will revolutionize and elevate clinical research by optimizing high-value research alliances with patients, healthcare systems, and the pharmaceutical industry. By continuing to focus on patients and collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders, PMG Research is positioned to drive improvements in drug development and patient care outcomes.”
About PMG Research, Inc.
PMG Research, Inc. is an integrated network of clinical research facilities with hub sites located in Cary, Charlotte, Hickory, Raleigh, Salisbury, Wilmington, and Winston-Salem, NC; Charleston, SC; and Bristol and Knoxville, TN. PMG has conducted 6,800 research studies for hundreds of pharmaceutical sponsors and CROs since 1979. We have extensive experience conducting all phases of trials across a comprehensive list of conditions. Our mission is to bring clinical research to as many lives as possible while delivering unparalleled service and exceptional value to our clinical trial partners and stakeholders.