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SIRO's Dr. Limaye elected to governing body of SCDM. She is the first Asian to be elected to the top council of the most prestigious global clinical data management body.

SIRO Clinpharm Pvt Ltd, the largest Indian Multinational CRO, announced today that it's Vice President, Clinical Data Management and Medical Writing, Dr. Nimita Limaye, has been elected to the governing body of the Society for Clinical Data Management, USA. She is the first Asian to be elected to the Board of this prestigious Society. Voting was performed on-line on the internet by all members of the SCDM across the globe.

"We are delighted and very proud of this rare honor that has been bestowed upon Dr. Nimita by the global body" said Dr. Chetan Tamhankar, Chief Operating Officer of SIRO. "Not only is this a great personal achievement but also reflects upon the fact that Data Management is coming of age in India", he added.

India has become one of the most favored destinations of multinational pharmaceutical companies for their clinical data management and biostatistics work. Many large companies like GSK and Novartis have set up full fledged data management units in India and are sending work from their global trials to India for processing.

The election of Dr. Nimita Limaye to the Board of the SCDM is reflective of the increasing globalization of Data Management and one expects that this would help India gain significant visibility at a global level.

SIRO is the leading CRO in India for clinical data management work and counts several of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies as its clients. Dr. Nimita's nomination to the board of SCDM will further help SIRO to bring in the latest global best practices to the team and ensure that SIRO counts amongst the best clinical data management providers worldwide.

About SIRO
SIRO Clinpharm Private Limited (SIRO) is the largest Indian multinational clinical research organization (CRO), offering full scope services for conducting clinical trials in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Devices sectors in compliance with International Standards. With Offices in Mumbai, India, several European countries and Princeton New Jersey, SIRO employs more than 550 professionals across India, Europe and the USA. For further information, visit www.siroclinpharm.com
or Email: prajakta.desai@siroclinpharm.com or call +91 0 9324382704.

About SCDM
The Society for Clinical Data Management (SCDM) is a non-profit professional society founded to advance the discipline of Clinical Data Management. The binding interest of all members is quality clinical data management practices. More information could be obtained at http://www.scdm.org/about