Private equity-backed site organization roll-up Velocity Clinical Research purchased eStudySite, contributing two trial site locations in San Diego, California to its North American site portfolio, now totaling 14 sites. Located in both La Mesa and Chula Vista, Velocity Clinical Research now operates in traditionally ethnic minority neighborhoods in Southern California. An important move as the march to precision medicine demands more trial diversity. TrialSite recently reported that the North Carolina-backed trial site organization’s status among sponsors was rising due to its participation in most COVID-19 vaccine trials. COVID-19 is devastating many communities, particularly those in lower-income and diverse communities, and the research enterprise must be present in such neighborhoods and districts for successful engagement ongoing.
Velocity Clinical Research, founded in 2017, continues to make considerable moves to establish itself as a major trial site organizational player in North American research. The pedigree and connections of its CEO and President, Dr. Paul Evans and his management have led to significant contracts with major pharmaceutical tr...
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