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Syneos Health Signs Agreement with University Malaya Medical Centre, Expanding Catalyst Site Program in Malaysia

August 8, 2023

MORRISVILLE, N.C. – August, 8 2023 – Syneos Health® (Nasdaq:SYNH), a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization, today announced it has entered into an agreement with University Malaya Medical Centre, expanding the Company’s clinical trial capabilities across a broader range of therapeutic areas in Malaysia.

The agreement, where University Malaya Medical Centre now joins the Syneos Health Catalyst Site Program, fast tracks trial start up and enhances the clinical trial experience. Introduced in 2016 to strengthen collaborations with clinical research sites worldwide, the Catalyst Site Program harnesses insights from sites across the globe to drive continuous improvement and develop best practices in clinical research delivery. 

“Syneos Health is committed to building longstanding, productive site relationships. Leveraging our deep site relationships, we can help customers maneuver the region’s highly regulated and complex operating environment to deliver consistent quality, predictable results, and streamlined processes in clinical trials,” said Serena Chan, Head of Asia Pacific, Clinical Operations and General Manager Southeast Asia, Clinical Development, Syneos Health. “We look forward to working closely with University Malaya Medical Centre as part of the Catalyst Site Program.”

Syneos Health has relationships with more than 100 Catalyst sites worldwide and the Company has been acknowledged by the Society for Clinical Research Sites as a recipient of the Eagle Award for demonstrating dedication to establishing strong site partnerships.

“We are proud to join the Syneos Health Catalyst Site Program,” said Prof. Dr Nazirah Hasnan, Director of University Malaya Medical Centre. “Through this collaboration, we’re helping to streamline the clinical trial process to provide better delivery execution, improved quality, and predictability. This program will help facilitate accelerated knowledge transfer and develop new and more effective techniques.”

About Syneos Health
Syneos Health® (Nasdaq:SYNH) is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.  

We bring together a talented team of professionals, who work across more than 110 countries, with a deep understanding of patient and physician behaviors and market dynamics. 

Together we share insights, use the latest technologies and apply advanced business practices to speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients. 

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