U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases Selects eResearchTechnology eResearch Network

PHILADELPHIA -- eResearchTechnology, Inc. (eRT), a leading e-research technology and services provider, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to provide an integrated technology and services solution that includes an end-to-end clinical research platform for the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID).

eRT's eResearch Network, an integrated suite of applications for clinical data management, trial management and monitoring, and adverse event management and reporting, will be deployed to support clinical development and related activities of the Special Immunizations Program (SIP) at USAMRIID. Based at Fort Detrick, Md., USAMRIID is the Department of Defense's lead laboratory for medical aspects of biological warfare defense. Its charter includes the conduct of research to develop vaccines, drugs and diagnostics for laboratory and field use. eRT is participating in the initiative with prime contractor Raven Microhan of Herndon, Va.

"At this time of ongoing heightened focus on national security, we are particularly honored to have been selected to provide an eResearch Network solution to USAMRIID in support of their mission critical charter on behalf of the armed forces and our nation," said Scott Grisanti, senior vice president of business development and chief marketing officer at eRT. "The eResearch Network suite will provide USAMRIID with a regulatory compliant platform that will support clinical research and the Special Immunizations Program within the Institute."

Based in Philadelphia, eResearchTechnology, Inc. is a provider of technology and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries on a global basis. The company is a market leader in providing centralized core-diagnostic electrocardiographic (ECG) technology and services to evaluate cardiac safety in clinical development. The company is also a leader in providing technology and services to streamline the clinical trials process by enabling its customers to automate the collection, analysis, and distribution of clinical data in all phases of clinical development.

Source: eResearchTechnology, Inc.