RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - November 28, 2001 - Quintiles Transnational Corp. (Nasdaq: QTRN) will conduct a live Webcast of its Investor Meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The event, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (EST), will feature presentations by the company's senior management. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentations.

The live Webcast of the event, including the audio and presentation materials, will be accessible through Quintiles' Web site, (Access expired). The Webcast will be archived on Quintiles' Web site for future on-demand replay. The replay will be available via the same link about two hours after completion of the meeting through 5 p.m. EST on Friday, Dec. 28.

System requirements for the Webcast include Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher) or Netscape Navigator 4.0 (or higher). Users also should have the most recent version of Windows Media Player. Users may experience varying levels of performance based on their connection speed, system capabilities, and presence of a corporate firewall. To ensure a connection, users should go to (Access expired) and click on the link for the Investor Meeting. There, users can download the free versions of Windows Media Player, as well as test their connections. We recommend all viewers of the live Webcast test their connections five to 15 minutes before the start of the event.

In addition to the Webcast, the audio portion of the event will also be available via conference call. The live call can be accessed by dialing 706-634-6070. The presentation slides will be available at the start of the event at Quintiles' Web site, (Access expired).

Quintiles Transnational is the world's leading provider of information, technology and services to bring new medicines to patients faster and improve healthcare. Headquartered near Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Quintiles is a member of the S&P 500 and Fortune 1000. For more information visit the company's Web site at