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2019 Partners








Innovation Partner

Vidrio Technologies was spun out of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 2013 to commercialize two-photon laser-scanning microscopy (TPLSM) software, hardware, and imaging services. The company’s primary products are the software package ScanImage® and control electronics that interfaces with microscopes. Vidrio’s software optimizes imaging for a new 5mm field of view TPLSM that allows half of a functioning mouse brain to be imaged with cellular resolution. Large-scale electrophysiology analysis software is also a Vidrio product.

Cognitive Research Corporation

Innovation Partner

Cognitive Research Corporation (CRC) is a mid-size full-service CRO specializing in CNS and early phase product development. CRC’s seasoned team of professionals provide services that are comprehensive, flexible, quality-driven, and cost-effective. CRC has relationships with high quality sites as well as thought leaders in complex phase I-III trial designs and CNS specialties. In addition to CRO services, CRC has developed proprietary technologies, including the CRC Driving Simulator (CRCDS), applicable in a broad range of studies.



Innovation Partner





Panel Partner

Rho, a contract research organization (CRO) located in Chapel Hill, NC, provides a full range of services across the entire drug development process. For more than 30 years, Rho has been a trusted partner to  leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies as well as academic and government organizations. Our commitment to excellence,  innovative technologies, and  therapeutic expertise accelerate time to market, maximize returns on investment, and lead to an exceptional customer experience.




M3 Wake Research Inc

Exhibition Partner

M3 Wake Research is an Integrated Site Network of wholly-owned premier investigative sites including several board-certified Psychiatrists, Neurologists and Neurosurgeons with many years of successful research experience. We provide several efficiencies for Sponsors and CROs including single points of contact for site feasibility, a single budget and contract negotiation for multiple sites and centralized patient recruitment support. We consistently exceed sponsor expectations for integrity, subject enrollment, human protection and expeditious delivery of accurate, evaluable data.


WIRB Copernicus Group

Event Partner