Spaulding Clinical Research, LLC opened European office in Leiden

Monday, July 10, 2017

Spaulding Clinical Research, LLC, a global clinical pharmacology, cardiac safety and biometrics solutions provider, announced the opening of their European Office in Leiden, The Netherlands. This new European office will be led by John Blank as Managing Director, European Operations. Mr. Blank has 20+ years of experience in the contract research & development industry on both sides of the Atlantic, managing and growing global teams.

In his role, Mr. Blank will engage with pharmaceutical and biotech companies in assessment of cardiac safety during the drug development process. Spaulding is uniquely positioned as a leader in the field with an award winning clinical pharmacology unit and an innovative handheld ECG core lab solution. Mr. Blank is joined by a European based consulting cardiologist of the highest caliber and reputation to provide medical and scientific expertise in cardiac safety assessment from protocol development to regulatory submission.

“We are proud to expand the global footprint of our ECG Core Lab operations by opening a European office to better serve our customers in their development programs. We are also very proud to welcome John Blank to the Spaulding Clinical Research team,” said Randol Spaulding, Founder and CEO of Spaulding Clinical Research. We feel confident that he will provide our European clients the expertise and services of Spaulding in a convenient location. Hosting operations in Europe also brings us closer to sites for technical and logistical support. We are excited that someone with John’s experience and capabilities is joining our team.”

Prior to joining Spaulding Clinical Research, Mr. Blank was most recently Managing Director and Head of Cardiovascular Solutions at Bioclinica and has served in several other direct leadership roles prior to that. As part of the direct leadership for operational and strategic management teams John was actively involved in managing teams of professionals across the United States, Europe, and Asia, focusing on cardiac safety projects. He has been serving on the board of the Dutch Association of CROs (ACRON) for several years and is currently ACRON’s Chairman of the Board.

About Spaulding Clinical Research, LLC

Spaulding Clinical Research is a global CRO based in West Bend, Wisconsin providing Phase I – IV drug development services to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Founded in 2007, Spaulding Clinical operates a 200-bed Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Cardiac Core Laboratory, and provides full Biometrics/Scientific Affairs services.

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