PPD
8 months ago
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PPD expands number of owners

Wilmington-based PPD has expanded its number of owners.
PPD
10 months ago
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PPD establishes Rare Disease and Pediatric Center of Excellence

On Rare Disease Day, Pharmaceutical Product Development announced it has created a Rare Disease and Pediatric Center of Excellence to oversee all rare disease and pediatric-related drug development activities.
PPD
10 months ago
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Reuters: LabCorp in talks to acquire PPD

Could another sale be looming for PPD, the pharmaceutical contract research organization headquartered in Wilmington?
PPD
1 year ago
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WSJ: PPD exploring sale

For the second time in a year, there are reports that Wilmington-based PPD is exploring a sale.
1 year ago
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Ironman Triathlon athletes honored with hero award

Today before the Ironman Triathlon festivities kicked off, PPD honored six "heroes" who will be participating in the races this weekend.
2 years ago
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PPD Beach2Battleship now PPD IRONMAN

IRONMAN has announced an acquisition of a popular triathlon and half triathlon event in Wilmington.
2 years ago
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Reuters: PPD explores sale, IPO

Wilmington-based PPD is considering a sale or IPO that could value the company at $7-8 billion, according to Reuters.
2 years ago
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PPD Beach2Battleship Triathlon hits beach, roads

Thousands of athletes took to the beaches and pavement today for PPD's Beach2Battleship Triathlon.
2 years ago
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Cancer survivor: ‘It’s not about outcome, it’s about attitude’

Thousands plan to participate in this weekend's Beach2Battleship Triathlon, and for many, it's about much more than a race.
UNC-CH pharmacy school receives $100 million gift
3 years ago
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UNC-CH pharmacy school receives $100 million gift

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $100 million for its pharmacy school, which is the largest individual gift in the school's history and among the top 10 donations to a college nationally in 2014. UNC announced the gift from Fred Eshelman on Wednesday. Eshelman graduated from UNC in 1972 and is the founder and former chief executive officer of Pharmaceutical Product Development. UNC-Chapel Hill's previous largest gift was $50 million.