WALTHAM, Mass. and BOSTON, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX) today announced that its Life Sciences division is co-sponsoring a fundraising event at the Annual DIA Meeting, June 24-27 with Lionbridge client PHT Corporation. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the Boston Children's Hospital.
Lionbridge Life Sciences is the leading provider of language and globalization services to CROs, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies. PHT is the leading provider of innovative technology systems used to collect patient-driven eData for clinical research.
Visitors to Lionbridge booth #2005 and PHT Booth #2007 will spin a colorful wheel and the donation amount landed on will be added to Lionbridge and PHT's fundraising total to give to the Boston Children's Hospital. Executives from both companies will present a donation check to a Hospital representative on June 26.
Andrea Marlar, Director of Special Events, Boston Children's Hospital Trust, said, "We're grateful for this support from PHT and Lionbridge and for their dedication to raising visibility about the Boston Children's Hospital's work to improve the lives of children and their families."PHT Vice President of Marketing and Product Management Sheila Rocchio explained, "PHT was founded in Boston, so many of us know children whose health and well-being have been improved by the dedicated staff at the Boston Children's Hospital. We're glad to sponsor the fundraising game, along with Lionbridge Life Sciences, to raise awareness and support among our industry colleagues of the Hospital's wonderful work and dedication to pediatric care." For more information on PHT's DIA participation and fundraiser, visit http://bit.ly/PHTDIA2013. About Boston Children's Hospital:Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children's Hospital has been ranked as one of the nation's best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for the past 21 years. Boston Children's is the primary pediatric teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and the largest provider of health care to Massachusetts children. www.childrenshospital.org About LionbridgeLionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, online marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 26 countries. To learn more, visit www.lionbridge.com and www.lionbridgelifesciences.com. About PHT Corporation PHT Corporation helps pharmaceutical companies and CROs conduct clinical trial programs with greater confidence, ease and accuracy. Proven PHT electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) Systems collect patient-driven eData via smartphones, tablets and the web. This data, available via StudyWorks™ online reporting portal, provides sponsors and clinicians with a real time window into how patients feel and function. PHT has helped trial sponsors collect patient-driven eData in 600+ global trials resulting in 16+ regulatory approvals. PHT offers the regulatory, technological, and scientific expertise today's market demands and patients deserve. Visit www.phtcorp.com for more information on PHT. Follow PHT on LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Media contact for Lionbridge: Sara Buda email@example.com, 781-434-6190 Media contact for PHT: Brenda Nashawaty, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-688-3253 SOURCE Lionbridge Technologies, Inc.