a provider of clinical research services, is opening a drug safety center in its Sao Paulo, Brazil office.

The drug safety centers include staff that focuses on serious adverse and adverse drug reactions.

PRA also has drug safety centers in Charlottesville, Va. and Mannheim, Germany.

"The opening of the Sao Paulo Drug Safety Center enables us to expand our capabilities and level of service in Latin America and enhances our ability to provide standardized drug safety services globally, by growing and strengthening our overall safety team," said Sabine Richter, PRA’s vice president of safety and risk management.