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

October 5th 2016

Illingworth Research and 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 & ResearchNurses.co 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 ResearchNurses.co , contact Helen.Springford@researchnurses.co


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

ResearchNurses.co Company Launch – Press Release 2011 06 01

ResearchNurses.co & Illingworth Research – Highland Marketing Press Release 2011 08 25