Founder, Director and Chief Medical Officer - Dr Ian Smith, MBE MB ChB.B MedSc (Hons). - Panthera Clinical Research

Experts in recruiting patients and running clinical trials - an exemplar SMO model

"We are a team of experienced clinical trial specialists who have held very senior roles in organisations which have pioneered the recruitment and running of clincial trials across the world."

Dr. Ian Smith

Founder of Synexus & Co-Founder of Panthera Biopartners

Our dedicated Panthera clinical trial sites located across the UK.

We have a huge reach in Britain's highest populated cities:

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International Clinical Trials (ICT): Panthera interview

International Clinical Trials (ICT): Panthera interview – Private vs public vaccine studies, how SMOs can secure the future of UK clinical trials Panthera’s Ian Smith and Chris Dodd recently spoke to ICT about the differences in private versus public clinical trials, how speed is key in preclinical processes and how the UK can improve its

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Panthera bucks the trend and brings vaccine trials to the UK

Panthera Biopartners has become a world leader in running international vaccine studies. In the last 18 months, Panthera has run eight vaccine studies at its network of clinical trial sites across the UK on behalf of the pharma industry. Panthera’s sites are regularly first in the world or first in the UK in treating the

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Preston-based Panthera Biopartners has been named Pharma Research Centre of the Year at the Pharma Industry Awards UK 2023. The award was given in recognition of the company’s innovative SMO (Site Management Organisation) model, which focuses on speed of start-up, access to more than a million patients – many prequalified – and digitisation of contact and qualification of patients

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