PPD is a major global Contract Research Organization focused on delivering life-changing therapies. It provides a range of clinical development and analytical services, which are critical in driving innovation and increasing drug development productivity for its customers. Its areas of therapeutic expertise include cell and gene therapy, critical care, gastroenterology, dermatology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, nephrology and renal diseases, oncology and haematology, paediatrics and respiratory, among others. The company is known for its ability to fast-track promising medicines at all phases of development – from early development to regulatory approval and market access. PPD primarily offers its solutions to organizations in pharma, biotech, medical device, and government.