clinical research

Ard Vinkis New Department Head ofClinical Operations, QPS Austria

QPS is pleased to announce that Ard Vink, PhD became active as Department Head Clinical Operations, Austria on November 15th, 2014. Vink boasts top notch scientific credentials andyears of experience working in all phases of drug development, and is already doing a great job overseeingEuropean clinical research activities from the Grambach office.

Having worked as a lead on both the CRO and sponsor sides of clinical research, Ard can offer a uniquely balanced perspective on customer service.Hisimpressive academic background in oncology and immunology includes a PhD in skin cancer from the LeidenUniversity and a post-doctoral fellowship at the MD Anderson Cancer Institute in Houston, TX.For the past 9 years, he adeptly led Central and Eastern European clinical operations teams in conducting numerous clinical trials for Amgen biopharmaceuticals. Before that, Vink worked with clinical research organizations TNO, Farma Research and Kendle.

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