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Clinical Research Expertise in Asia-Pacific

Prominent, not just present in the Asia-Pacific region

Beyond having operated in the area for decades, PPD has significantly expanded its Asia-Pacific footprint and scope of services to help clients take advantage of rapidly growing opportunities.

Operations across 14 countries feature local experts supporting a range of services including biostatistics, central laboratories and medical communications. We also maintain one of the most experienced regulatory teams in the region with more than 40 regulatory affairs staff members who hold strong relationships with local regulators.


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PPD in Asia-Pacific

With 20 years of extensive local experience in Asia-Pacific and global integration of operational functions, PPD is the partner of choice in the region.

Capitalizing on global opportunities requires a widespread presence

Companies that partner with PPD realize the benefits of our extensive experience in Asia-Pacific, including strong site relationships and management, enhanced patient selection, increased cost efficiencies, regulatory engagement and outstanding quality standards. PPD is a partner that listens to your specific trial needs and provides the quality, knowledge and on-the-ground experience you expect from a leading global CRO.

We are ready to partner with you on opportunities in Asia Pacific

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“Asia-Pacific represents an untapped frontier with extraordinary potential to access large patient populations and rapidly aging societies with growing rates of chronic disease. But viewing Asia-Pacific as a homogeneous region overlooks significant cultural, economic, regulatory and operational differences that ultimately dictate your program’s success. Across the region, PPD expertly navigates in-country challenges and seizes new opportunities with speed, skill and precision.” Ding Ming