TORONTO, November 14, 2019 – dicentra, a leading consulting firm and clinical research organization (CRO) serving the natural health products (NHPs), food and dietary supplement industries, has announced that Dr. Gurinder Rai, MD, has joined as Principal Investigator to oversee the conduct of in-house nutraceutical clinical trials.
Dr. Rai brings extensive experience to the dicentra team, having acted as a Principal Investigator on over 400 pharmaceutical clinical trials. He has also practiced in the areas of emergency, occupational, family and sports/orthopedic medicine, and has been involved in drug development and submissions to various regulatory authorities.
“It’s an honour to join dicentra’s team of professionals working diligently to offer quality services to the industry. I look forward to contributing to dicentra’s growth, and the rigour with which dicentra operates in building brand confidence,” said Dr. Rai, Principal Investigator, dicentra.
dicentra assists clients in substantiating their product claim(s) through clinical trials that demonstrate product safety and efficacy. A well-designed protocol is key for an effective clinical trial to ensure that the data produced is high-quality, reliable, and demonstrates the desired effect. Dr. Rai will be instrumental in overseeing dicentra’s clinical trial division to help develop protocols and build industry and consumer confidence in innovative products and brands.
“We’re very pleased to announce that Dr. Rai has joined dicentra as our Principal Investigator. We represent over 1,200 companies globally in the health product, supplement, and food industries and having Dr. Rai on our team will allow us to further advance our exceptional service in research. This is a sign of our unwavering commitment to being the most sought-after contract research organization in North America in the supplement and wellness space,” said Peter Wojewnik, Vice President of Growth, Marketing and Sales, dicentra.
dicentra is a contract research organization and professional consulting firm that specializes in addressing all matters related to safety, quality, and compliance for all product categories in the life sciences and food industries. The company evaluates, implements, and provides all the necessary support for your products and operations, allowing you to gain market access while building confidence in your brand. dicentra achieves this through its four business divisions: Life Sciences, Food Safety & Quality, Global Certifications, and Clinical Trials. Since its inception in 2002, dicentra has completed over 18,000 projects and serviced over 1,200 companies internationally.
dicentra’s headquarter office and clinical research facility are located in Toronto, Ontario and the company has a secondary location in Guelph, Ontario. For more information, visit www.dicentra.com.