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CATO RESEARCH ANNOUNCES MERGER WITH SMS-ONCOLOGY Combination Broadens Company’s Global Solutions Supporting Drug Development

DURHAM, NC – October 28, 2019 - Cato Research, LLC (CATO) announced today that it has merged with Specialized Medical Services-oncology BV (SMS-oncology) to bolster its portfolio of global solutions dedicated to supporting life science organizations with advancing drug development. The combined company will transition to the new name, CATO SMS, in the coming year.

By joining forces, CATO and SMS-oncology expand their presence across Europe and North America, deepen their oncology and regulatory expertise, and broaden their suite of services. Headquartered in Schiphol, the Netherlands, SMS-oncology is one of the few full-service contract research organizations (CROs) in the world dedicated to oncology. The boutique CRO’s deep expertise in designing and executing complex oncology and immuno-oncology trials complements CATO’s regulatory knowledge and drug development services.

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