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goBalto Drug Development Partnering Website Expands List of Clinical Investigative Sites

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) February 16, 2010 -- goBalto, an online drug development partnering site for the pharmaceutical development and drug manufacturing industry, announced today a release of over 16,000 Clinical Sites, physicians and hospitals on goBalto.com. goBalto’s web-based platform enables members to quickly and efficiently find life-science service providers.

“We’re excited to make this comprehensive directory of Clinical Sites available to the goBalto community,” said Jae Chung, founder and CEO of goBalto. “There are tens - if not hundreds - of thousands of clinical sites around the world. We wanted to provide a resource, where sponsors could access and organize their sites from one convenient location. “

“Identifying highly-qualified sites and physicians in the shortest amount of time is critical to achieving rapid study start-up and high enrollment” says Jim Worrell – Pharma Services Network. According to Clinicaltrials.gov, there were 85,000 clinical trials underway in 2009, of which more than 50% of trials were conducted outside of the United States. "I am really keen on your formula as I can assure you that in Clinical Research the availability of clinical investigators worldwide database wise is a must, " said Edith Ramroochsingh of Global Clinical Services.

The Clinical Site database adds over 16,000 Clinical Sites from 175 countries to the list of over 10,000 service providers that goBalto has assembled and profiled based on phase, region, disease indication and other factors. The goBalto platform allows users to rate companies, post comments to vendors and evaluate service providers. For clinical investigators, the platform provides a way to generate visibility and new study leads from sponsors.

About goBalto

goBalto develops next-generation, cloud-based solutions that simplify how clinical trials are conducted in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. Our flagship product, Tracker, is a purpose-built software-as-a-service clinical research tool. It enables clinical trial sponsors and research organizations to track and collaborate on operational data in a transparent, regulatory-compliant, and user-friendly way. Founded in 2008 in Silicon Valley by biotechnology industry veteran Jae Chung, goBalto is backed by leading health technology investors. For more information, visit www.gobalto.com.


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