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WASHINGTON--(Business Wire)--Association of Clinical Research Organizations (ACRO) Executive Director Doug Peddicord today issued the following statement on the Resolution (H.Res.733) introduced by Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) in the House of Representatives to designate September as Clinical Research Innovation Month in America:

Representative Scott Peters (D-CA) Champions Clinical Research Innovation Month

“ACRO members take pride in the work our contract research industry does to advance health care and ultimately find cures for medical conditions that devastate far too many people around the world. Because of innovations adopted by Clinical Research Organizations, trials today are shorter, more responsive, and individualized than ever before. We are grateful to Representative Peters for his leadership in recognizing the irreplaceable role CROs play in bringing life-saving medicines and treatments to patients.”

Representative Peters said:

“I rise today to highlight the valuable and life-saving contributions of America’s clinical research efforts…Innovation and scientific research are critical to ensuring America’s future competitiveness. San Diego understands this and has become a hub for innovation and technology. Clinical research organizations are components of our leading innovation sector in San Diego and across the country. They’re fundamental to the development of drugs, biologics, and medical devices that are changing the face of health care in America.”