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Cytel acquires MTEK Sciences, further expanding its advanced Real World Analytics capabilities

November 5, 2019

Copenhagen, Denmark ISPOR Europe 2019 November 05 2019Cytel Inc. (“Cytel” or the “Company”), the leading provider of innovative analytical software and consulting services to the biopharmaceutical sector, and a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, today announced that it has acquired MTEK Sciences (“MTEK”) to further expand its advanced real-world analytics (RWA) capabilities.

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Cytel to hold Complex Innovative Trial Design Symposium

October 17, 2019

Cytel Inc., the leading global provider of innovative analytical software and consulting services to the life sciences industry, has announced that the Complex Innovative Trial Design Symposium and East® Training will take place November 6–7 at Alexion’s headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts. The event will bring together industry-leading experts to discuss innovative solutions to pressing challenges including rare disease clinical trials.

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Cytel launches East On Demand bringing adaptive clinical trial design capabilities to wider biopharma audience

July 26, 2019

Cytel Inc., the leading global provider of analytical solutions to the life sciences industry, today announced that it will launch East On Demand at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2019 (July 27 – August 1, Denver, Colorado). Offered via the cloud and licensed through subscriptions, East On Demand provides statisticians with more flexible access to East, the industry standard software package for the effective design of adaptive and innovative clinical trials.

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Cytel and Axio join forces to create an industry leader in analytical solutions for drug development

June 4, 2019

Cytel Inc., the leading global provider of innovative analytical software and services to the life sciences industry, and Axio Research, a premier provider of biostatistics to pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, today announced that they have joined forces to create the largest global biometrics organization focused on delivering advanced analytical solutions for the life sciences industry. The merged business will operate under the Cytel brand, with Axio continuing to provide its renowned data monitoring committee services for clinical trials, as “Axio, a Cytel company.”

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Cytel Names Joshua Schultz as Chief Executive Officer

January 7, 2019

Cytel announced the appointment of Joshua Schultz as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective January 7th, 2019. He succeeds Joseph Avellone, who acted as Cytel’s interim CEO from March 2018 and will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.

Mr. Schultz is an accomplished leader with a 20-year track record of success in life sciences and clinical research organizations. He joins Cytel from PAREXEL, where he most recently served as an Officer of the company and Senior Vice President for its Access business unit.  

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Cytel Transforms Biopharmaceutical Go/No-Go Decision-Making with OK GO Software

January 1, 2019

Cytel announced the launch of OK GO, the first commercially available software to underpin quantitative go/no-go decision-making frameworks in clinical trials.  The innovative product helps sponsors make faster, more robust decisions about their products to improve their R&D productivity.  OK GO is the commercial release of custom software originally developed as a collaboration between AstraZeneca and Cytel scientists to enhance the established decision-making framework in AstraZeneca’s early clinical development group.

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Cytel Wins Best CRO- Specialist Provider at 2018 Scrip Awards

December 17, 2018

Cytel has won Best Contract Research Organization( CRO) – Specialist Providers at the 2018 Scrip Awards. The accolade was presented to Cytel at an awards ceremony in London on 28th November 2018. The Scrip Awards acknowledge the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry’s highest achievers across the value chain. The Best Contract Research Organization – Specialist Providers category highlights the critical role that CROs play in drug development, and particularly commends quality of service and strength of customer relationships. Cytel was selected as the winner by an independent panel of senior industry experts.

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Cytel Announces Launch of East 6.5

December 15, 2018

Cytel Inc., a global provider of advanced analytical solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, today announced the launch of East® version 6.5, further enhancing the most trusted technology platform for designing, monitoring, and simulating adaptive trials.  Since 1995, East has empowered trial sponsors of all sizes to optimize study planning and monitoring efforts, accelerate timelines, and increase their probability of success in clinical development.

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News: Announcing EnForeSys 2.0

July 17, 2018
Cytel Inc., a global provider of innovative analytical software and services to the biopharmaceutical industry, today announces the release of version 2.0 of its EnForeSys software. The upgraded version unveils expanded functionality that allows users improved interactivity and the ability to generate even more granular forecasts for resolving their feasibility challenges.
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Cytel Announces Launch of East Lite

March 1, 2018
Cytel announces the launch of its East Lite app on iOS. Developed by the team responsible for East, East Lite features Normal, Binomial, and Survival endpoints and Survival and Non-inferiority designs with options for variance and test statistic.
The free tool is available for download on the App Store and gives biostatisticians the ability to conveniently and quickly create sample size and power calculations using their iPhone or iPad.
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Cytel announced as a finalist in Informa CARE Awards

February 15, 2018
Cytel is confirmed as a finalist in Most Innovative Trial Design and Clinical Partnership of the Year categories at the Informa Clinical and Research Excellence Awards. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in the biopharma industry and Cytel is commended for its outsourcing partnership with Biogen and a innovative trial design created for sponsor   Nestlé Health Science. The winners will be announced in April at an awards ceremony in Boston.
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Cytel congratulates Lipopharma and CLINGLIO on grant award

February 1, 2018

Congratulations to Lipopharma and the CLINGLIO project consortium on their recent 6,15M€ grant award by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 program. Led by Lipopharma, the multinational consortium brings together 12 academic and industry organizations from Europe, Israel, and the USA.

Cytel collaborated with Lipopharma and the consortium to create the innovative trial design and provided statistical input for the successful grant application.

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Cytel announced as finalists at Informa CARE Awards

February 1, 2017
Cytel is confirmed as a finalist in Most Innovative Trial Design and Best Sponsor-focused Technological Development categories at the Informa Clinical and Research Excellence Awards. The awards recognize innovation and excellence in the biopharma industry and Cytel is recognized for developments on East 6.4 and a innovative trial design created for sponsor Tracon Pharmaceuticals. The winners will be announced in April.
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