CDISC Awards STAR Recognition to Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.

Company recognized for five years of support.

Wayne, PA, December 20, 2007 --( CEO & Chairman Jim Walker of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a leader in the electronic transformation of clinical R&D in the life sciences industry, today announced that the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC) awarded STAR recognition to Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. The certificate of recognition, signed by CDISC Chief Operating Officer, Frank Newby, was awarded to Octagon for “unwavering support of the CDISC mission and goals for the past five consecutive years.”

Dave Evans, chief information officer at Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., commented on the recognition, “The certificate has a notation on it that reads, ‘Stars Light Our Way’. This seems particularly fitting given our leadership position in the industry and our continued commitment to the development and deployment of CDISC Data Standards. We have a team of ‘Stars’ who focus daily on leading organizations through the implementation of data standards and educating the industry on the importance of data standardization and governance.”

Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. is a CDISC Registered Solution Provider, the Preferred Trainer for CDISC SDTM and a CDISC Corporate Sponsor. Jim Walker added, “Over the last five years, we have translated our commitment to CDISC goals into valuable experience with the CDISC Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM) and other CDISC data standards initiatives. We believe that our investment in CDISC initiatives brings us closer to optimizing the entire data lifecycle and transforming the way industry operates in the present and future. This recognition by the CDISC Organization is very much appreciated.”

For more information on Octagon’s CDISC Data Standardization and Governance offerings, please contact Octagon Research Solutions at (610) 535 6500 or on the web site.

About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon is a pioneer and leading process-centric solutions provider that offers a suite of regulatory, clinical, process, and IT solutions to the life sciences industry. Octagon synchronizes processes and increases automation to reduce island-to-island inefficiencies within the clinical research and development process. They leverage the power of electronic submissions through deep domain knowledge, cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Berkhamsted, UK. Octagon’s EDC Operations are located in Mountain View, CA. For more information please visit their web site.

Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Kathleen Bouldin