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Drug researchers create PACT for faster clinical trials statewide
San Francisco Business Times

A dozen California health centers and medical research institutions have signed on to a nascent program to create a sort of one-stop shop for drug developers to cut overhead costs and accelerate the pace of their clinical trials. Five University of California campuses, including UC San Francisco and Davis, as well as Stanford University, Children’s Hospital Oakland, Dignity Health and Sutter Health have signed on to the nonprofit Partnership to Accelerate Clinical Trials, or PACT.