Press Release: Quorum Review Introduces New Consulting & Technology Division

SEATTLE, WA (February 5, 2016): Quorum Review, the premier central IRB, is proud to announce the launch of Kinetiq, a software and consulting group. Kinetiq is a division of Quorum, with a focus on providing a broad array of consulting and IT services to the global research community.

“Kinetiq provides a pathway for growth into new markets, new clients and new countries,” says Quorum’s CEO, Cami Gearhart. “Quorum is dedicated to advancing the integrity of clinical research. The formation of Kinetiq is demonstration of that commitment to the research community.” Linda Coleman, Kinetiq’s VP of Regulatory and Legal Affairs, says, “With Kinetiq, we look forward to bringing high quality tools and regulatory consulting services to the research community.”

Staffing for Kinetiq will consist of a core staff of experienced professionals and multi-disciplinary expert consultants located around the world. With a passion for research, these professionals will bring to market consulting services and software solutions that enhance or optimize the clinical research process. The complementary strengths of Kinetiq and Quorum will help improve clinical research for all people.

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About Quorum Review
Quorum is an independent institutional review board fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), and has been providing ethics review of human clinical research since 1992. Quorum oversees research in accordance with U.S. and Canadian human subject research protection regulations and guidelines set forth by the International Committee on Harmonisation (ICH), and principles of the Belmont Report. Quorum’s best-in-class IRB services include 15 Board meetings each week plus expedited review, 24-hour site review turnaround, 36-hour amendment review turnaround, a secure Web Portal, and Smart Forms for online submissions. Quorum’s IRB service offerings include full study review in the U.S. and Canada, international ethics review, a specialized Phase I team, and unique processes for minimal risk research.

About Kinetiq
Kinetiq is a consulting and technology division of Quorum that delivers innovative solutions to the challenges of human subject protection and compliance in clinical research. Kinetiq works with clinical researchers, research institutions, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies – as well as others around the world – to develop contemporary approaches to a changing landscape.

Scott Smith
Director of Marketing
Quorum Review IRB
(206) 902-3381


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