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Illingworth Research opens an office in Denver, Colorado

5th January 2019

Illingworth Research Group, a Contract Research Organisation who also offers mobile research nurses and medical photography for clinical trials are continuing their global expansion with the opening of a US entity and an office in Denver, Colorado.

John Illingworth, CEO remarks “Illingworth’s expansion into North America is very attractive to us but came about when it did because of the demand for our services there.”

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Illingworth Continues Global Expansion with New Appointments

5th November 2018

llingworth Research Group is adding to its international presence with the announcement of several new appointments.

Illingworth, a Contract Research Organisation headquartered in the United Kingdom and operating worldwide, has added Julia Jones and Andy Thurstan to its frontline business development team alongside a number of recruits.

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Illingworth Research Group Hires Research Nursing Area Manager

1st February

Illingworth Research Group, a UK-headquartered CRO with medical photography, on site and mobile research nursing services has appointed Sharon Hudson as the Research Nursing Area Manager, based in Melbourne Australia to help further expand our research nursing services throughout Australasia.

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eTMF Connect Helps Illingworth Research Increase Clinical Trial Efficiency and Compliance

October 17th 2017

Illingworth Research Group (Illingworth) is pleased to be announcing the selection of Montrium and their Electronic Trial Master File (eTMF) Connect solution to further streamline global clinical operations and centralise collaboration with sponsors and sites. eTMF Connect, is a cloud-based electronic trial master file solution, which could become a powerful tool to enhance clinical trials management.

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British Life Science Specialists to Provide Nationwide Support for Overseas Companies Establishing UK Business Operations

August 31st 2017

A group of specialist providers of life sciences services (including BG Healthcare, Clinical Professionals, Illingworth Research Group, Roboleo and Co. and TRAC Services), today announce an alliance, The Health Science Business Gateway (HSBG), to provide complete and comprehensive support for overseas companies which are looking to establish business operations in the UK.

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mdgroup and Illingworth Research Group form strategic partnership to provide patients the ability to choose where their clinical trial visits take place

March 9th 2017

mdgroup, through its patientprimary service, has partnered with Illingworth Research Group, to offer our clients an enhanced, a truly patient-centric service.

Studies have found minimising trips to hospitals, while maintaining a high level of involvement, can be a crucial element to patient recruitment and retention levels, which could ultimately save pharmaceutical and biotech companies millions. This can also have a positive impact on other areas of the study, as allowing patients the choice to have visits performed at home or in the workplace or hybrid solutions reduces the burden on sites.

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Illingworth Research Group Limited Strengthens Business Development and Marketing Functions

February 10th 2017

Illingworth Research Group are happy to announce the appointment of Richard Smith, Director of Business Development and Amy Bumford, Business Development & Marketing Associate.

Richard joins Illingworth after a multifaceted and successful career in business development across a variety of sectors. Richard will further strengthen the Business Development in liaising with present and potential clients. Amy Bumford joins the company with knowledge of a diverse range of marketing communications. Amy has a wealth of experience within digital marketing and database management which made her the ideal candidate to support both the IT and Business Development functions.

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Illingworth Research Group Limited Launch Major Rebrand

February 9th 2017

UK based CRO, Illingworth Research Group Limited, has undergone a total brand review and is delighted to unveil its new logo, website and updated corporate collateral to support its expansion.

Commenting on the rebrand, CEO, John Illingworth says “The new brand identity brings ResearchNurses.co, our on and off-site research nursing service under the Illingworth Research Group Limited umbrella alongside our CRO and medical photography services for clinical trials. It is important that Illingworth retains its established values of flexible, high-quality clinical trial provision, whilst developing a new and modern identity. The new logo represents the 3 branches of the company and offers a more contemporary look and feel, which will provide longevity as we continue to evolve and expand.”

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Illingworth Research & ResearchNurses.co Leading Afferent Chronic Cough Study In The UK

October 5th 2016

A new drug which could offer relief to those affected by chronic cough is now being tested by the NIHR Translational Research Partnership (TRP) as part of a twelve week clinical trial. The drug, called AF-219, is being developed by US based biotech company, Afferent Pharmaceuticals. The trial involves 200 patients at 47 sites in the UK and US. Working with the NIHR, Illingworth Research  are managing the UK study sites for this trial on behalf of Afferent with ResearchNurses.co providing Research Nursing support services.

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Illingworth Research & ResearchNurses.co Adds Vice President,  Strategic Development

October 5th 2016

Illingworth Research & ResearchNurses.co, a specialist Clinical Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries offering medical photography, home care research nursing and CRO services, is pleased to welcome Helen Springford to it’s management team as Vice President, Strategic Development.

Helen was appointed Vice President, Strategic Development at Illingworth Research in August 2016 and comes to us with over 25 years’ experience in the Clinical Trials arena. Helen graduated with an honours degree in Nursing Sciences in 1990 and started her clinical trials career as a research nurse in London. Since then, she  has managed an SMO and held various positions in both CROs and big pharma within several functional areas including Clinical Operations, Project Management, Business Development and Proposals.

Within this new role Helen is responsible for Business Development, Strategic Partnerships and Executive Oversight.

“We are very excited about having Helen join us,” said John Illingworth, Managing Director of Illingworth Research and ResearchNurses.Co. John Illingworth added, “Helen will play a significant role in helping expand our business by increasing sales and marketing activities as well as provide additional Operational Executive Oversight. Helen will use her experience and background to help us get to the next stage in our development.

For more information about Illingworth Research, contact Helen.Springford@illingworthresearch.com


Please click on the links below for pdf copies of our past press releases:

Illingworth Research – New Service Medical Photography Press Release 2011 10 07

Illingworth Research – Highland Marketing Press Release 2011 08 25

Illingworth Research – Company Launch Press Release 2011 06 01

MultiCell Technologies – Illingworth Research Press Release 2010 06 14