MedSource, a Contract Research Organization (CRO) Specializing in Complex Clinical Trials, Ranked No. 11 on List of Fastest Growing Companies in Houston

Companies making the Houston Business Journal’s list were ranked by percentage of revenue growth over the past two years.

Houston, TX, September 23, 2009 --( Houston’s 100 fastest-growing companies and 2009 Power Five were honored at the Houston Fast 100 luncheon presented by the Houston Business Journal and held at the InterContinental Houston Hotel. MedSource, a Contract Research Organization (CRO) specializing in complex clinical trials, was ranked as No. 11 on the Houston Fast 100 list.

Over 700 Houstonians from the business community cheered on the 2009 Fast 100 award recipients at the luncheon on September 11, 2009, where the rankings were first made public. Companies making the list were ranked by percentage of revenue growth over the past two years. MedSource, with a rapid growth rate of more than 213 percent over the past two years, also earned a place on the 2009 Inc. 5000 List.

“We appreciate recognition from the Houston Business Journal and are proud to be a part of Houston’s thriving business community. There is an active biotech community here in Houston, and it is part of our mission to support the goals of that community. MedSource has been able to find traction in this current economy by focusing on quality, service, and integrity. It is what we have built our reputation on and it is how we will continue to do business,” said Eric Lund, president of MedSource.

In addition to the list of Houston’s 100 fastest-growing companies published in the special Houston Fast 100 section of the Houston Business Journal’s September 11, 2009 issue, top executives of some of the honored businesses shared their insights on what to do and what not to do to succeed.

The Houston Fast 100 event was hosted by the Houston Business Journal and presented by Whitney Bank. Co-sponsors of the event were G&A Partners, Pierpont Communications, Reliant Energy, Staples, and Verizon Wireless.

About MedSource
MedSource is a premier Contract Research Organization (CRO) based in Houston, TX dedicated to delivering on-time, reliable clinical trial management services. MedSource has been providing quality results in Phase I-IV studies since 2001 and has extensive experience in complex clinical trials, with a particular expertise on oncology related programs. They have quickly grown into one of the premier CROs in North America and have been recognized as an Inc. 500/5000 company a Houston Fast 100 company. With clinical trial monitors located throughout North America and active vendor relationships globally, MedSource is able to quickly and effectively meet the clinical trial needs of their clients. More information about MedSource can be found at or by calling (281) 286-2003.

Chris Kohnhorst