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Michael Pierre Joins Meridian Clinical Research as Senior Director of Systems Management

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty site network, has hired Michael Pierre as Senior Director of Systems Management. At Meridian, Michael will manage the implementation of the company’s clinical trial management system (CTMS), as well as its eSource, eRegulatory, and eConsent technologies. He will help develop and uphold system practices and quality standards that … Read more

Meridian Becomes DoD Authorized SkillBridge Organization

Meridian is an Authorized SkillBridge Organization

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research network, is now an authorized SkillBridge organization. SkillBridge, a Department of Defense program, connects Service members with opportunities to gain civilian work experience through internships, apprenticeships, and specific industry training during the last 180 days of their service. “We’re honored to be part of SkillBridge and … Read more

Meridian Opens Family Practice Site in Lincoln, NE

Meridian opens new site in Lincoln, NE

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research network, has opened a new site in Lincoln, NE. Meridian is partnering with Lincoln Medical Education Partnership, an organization providing medical care and educational health services to Nebraskans since 1971. The research site will be located at 4600 Valley Rd., Lincoln, NE 68510. Jay Meyer, MD, … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Opens Pediatric Site in Washington, DC

Spring Valley Pediatrics and Meridian are Partnering in Washington, DC

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research network, has opened a new site in Washington, DC. Meridian is partnering with Spring Valley Pediatrics, a renowned pediatric practice that has provided pediatric medical care in the Washington area since 1930. Joanna Sexter, MD, and Peter Warfield, MD, will serve as principal investigator to conduct … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Opens Dedicated Research Center in Grand Island, NE

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research network, has opened a new standalone research site in Grand Island, NE. The site is located at 3537 West 13th Street, Suite 100, Grand Island, NE 68803. Local physicians, Adam Brosz, MD, and Erica Haake, MD, will continue to serve as principal investigators and oversee clinical … Read more

Michelle Hurst Joins Meridian Clinical Research as Director of Operational Project Management

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty site network, has hired Michelle Hurst as Director of Operational Project Management. In her role, Hurst will focus on optimizing performance and operational continuity across Meridian’s 23 sites. Before joining Meridian, Hurst was Director of Clinical Research at McKesson’s Intrafusion Research Network. At Intrafusion, Hurst developed and directed … Read more

A Year-End Letter to Meridian Clients and Partners

On behalf of the Meridian team, we want to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. We also want to thank you for an incredible year. 2020 began with great uncertainty. It ends with greater optimism. All at once, COVID-19 disrupted many ongoing trials while also thrusting clinical research and vaccine … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Opens Dedicated Research Center in Sioux City, IA

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research network, has opened a dedicated research center at 4802 Sunnybrook Drive in Sioux City, IA. Since 2005, Meridian has conducted clinical trials at a site in Dakota Dunes, SD. All Dakota Dunes personnel and studies will be moved to the new site in Sioux City, where … Read more

Meridian Finishes Enrolling Participants for Moderna’s mRNA-1273 Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading investigative research network, has finished enrolling participants into Moderna’s Phase 3 clinical trial for mRNA-1273, its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Today, Moderna reached its goal of 30,000 participants for the Phase 3 clinical trial. Meridian conducted the study at eight of its sites, and enrolled more than 2,750 participants into … Read more

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Officials Meet With Meridian Leaders to Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trials and Patient Recruitment

Officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) visited with leaders from Meridian Clinical Research in Savannah, GA. Following a tour of Meridian’s internal medicine site in Savannah, the group held a roundtable to discuss Meridian’s patient recruitment efforts and the research the company has conducted for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials. Attendees … Read more

Meridian Wins 2020 Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards for Best Clinical Trial Site and Best Clinical Trial Network

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading investigative research network, won the 2020 Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) award for Best Clinical Trial Site. Meridian is also the largest member of Platinum Research Network, which won the ViE award for Best Clinical Trial Network. “It’s incredible to earn these awards when vaccine trials are the industry’s priority … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Ranked on the 2020 Inc. 5000 List

Inc. magazine ranked Meridian Clinical Research as 2,938 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Headquartered in Omaha, NE, Meridian is a multi-specialty site network with 24 sites nationwide. “It’s an honor to be recognized,” said Nicole Osborn, Meridian founder and CEO. “Our goal has … Read more

Meridian Clinical Research Begins Recruiting Healthy Adults for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Meridian Clinical Research announced today it has begun recruiting healthy adults for a Phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of mRNA-1273, a vaccine candidate against COVID-19. Sponsored by Moderna, the COVE Study is recruiting healthy volunteers ages 18 or older in high-risk populations, including the elderly, racial and ethnic … Read more

Operation Warp Speed Leaders Visit Meridian Clinical Research Site in Savannah, Discuss COVID-19 Vaccine Research Progress

Leaders of the Operation Warp Speed (OWS) program visited Meridian Clinical Research’s internal medicine site in Savannah, GA. Visitors included Moncef Slaoui, chief advisor, and General Gustave F. Perna, chief operating officer, of OWS. In May, the federal government announced the OWS program to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, … Read more

Paul Bradley, MD, Enrolls First Participant in Moderna’s Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

The first participant in the Moderna Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trial was enrolled this morning by Dr. Paul Bradley, Principal Investigator at Meridian’s internal medicine site in Savannah, GA. Compliments to Moderna on this significant milestone for its mRNA vaccine candidate (mRNA-1273) against COVID-19. 📰 Full release: https://investors.modernatx.com/news-releases/news-release-details/moderna-announces-phase-3-cove-study-mrna-vaccine-against-covid

Brandon Essink, MD, CPI, is Co-Principal Investigator for Moderna’s Phase III COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

Brandon Essink, MD, CPI, is a co-principal investigator for the Phase III clinical trial of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. Read the full National Institutes of Health (NIH) press release: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/phase-3-clinical-trial-investigational-vaccine-covid-19-begins

Meridian Clinical Research Opens Sites in Grand Island and Hastings, NE, Now Enrolling for COVID-19 Vaccine Studies

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading multi-specialty investigative research network, has opened new sites in Grand Island, NE, and Hastings, NE. Meridian is partnering with Adam Brosz, MD, Erica Haake, MD, and Timothy Gardner, MD, in Grand Island. The physicians will serve as principal investigators to conduct clinical trials related to general medicine, women’s health, … Read more

Keith Vrbicky, MD, Enrolls First Participant in Moderna’s Phase II COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

The first participant in the Moderna Phase II COVID-19 vaccine trial was enrolled this morning by Keith Vrbicky, MD, Meridian Principal Investigator in Norfolk, NE. Congratulations to Moderna for making remarkable progress on its mRNA vaccine against novel coronavirus. 📰 Full release: https://investors.modernatx.com/news-releases/news-release-details/moderna-announces-first-participants-each-age-cohort-dosed-phase

Meridian Clinical Research is Seeking Participants for COVID-19 Vaccine Studies in GA, NE, and SD

Meridian Clinical Research, a leading investigative research network, is seeking participants for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials in the following areas: Nebraska (Norfolk and Omaha), Georgia (Savannah), and South Dakota (Dakota Dunes). The studies will help determine the safety and efficacy of investigational vaccines intended to protect against SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus that causes COVID-19). To … Read more

Article by Andrew Kimball: Business Development for Research Sites

Andrew Kimball, vice president, business development (BD), recently published an article in SCRS InSite that highlights the importance of BD at research sites and networks. The article outlines BD’s role in enhancing feasibility processes, opportunity sourcing, and the nurturing of long-term partnerships with Sponsors and CROs. ? Full article: https://cloud.3dissue.com/180561/181052/211361/SpringInsite2020/index.html?page=6

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