English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Thursday, 2 April 2020, 15:30 HKT/SGT

Source: Agilex Biolabs
Agilex Biolabs Taps Biopharma Leader Dr Caroline Popper for Board Chair as part of APAC Bioanalytical Services Growth

Adelaide, AUS, Apr 2, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Award-winning Australian bioanalytical laboratory Agilex Biolabs announced today it has appointed US-based Dr Caroline Popper, MBBS, MPH as Board Chair as part of its APAC clinical trials bioanalytics growth plans.

Dr Caroline Popper

More than 38% of Agilex Biolabs' biotech clients already come from the APAC region - primarily from China and South Korea. APAC clients are particularly attracted by Agilex' FDA-inspected status, and the more than 40% rebate on clinical trial spend that applies in Australia.

Agilex Biolabs specializes in bioanalysis of small molecules and biologics for PK, immunogenicity, biomarkers and immunological pharmacodynamics assessments, and the only FDA-inspected lab of its type in the region, is located in Adelaide, South Australia in a science and biotech specialist hub.

Dr Popper was first appointed to the Agilex Biolabs Board in July 2019.

Agilex Biolabs CEO Jason Valentine said:

"We are extremely pleased Dr Popper accepted the Board Chair role and we look forward to an exciting phase of growth under her guidance."

"Dr Caroline Popper is a medical doctor, pathologist, health economist, medical consultant and experienced company director, with over 20 years of hands on experience in the healthcare, medical devices and drug discovery fields.

She has managed a wide range of diagnostics, device and drug discovery businesses in both Fortune 500 and start-up settings, at amongst others, Becton Dickinson, bioMerieux, and MDS."

Dr Popper said:

"My clinical experience enables me to help interpret relevant market forces, develop strategies and create partnerships that thrive in the global and fast changing and challenging health care landscape."

"Agilex Biolabs is a stand-out leader in the pharma services space and I look forward to taking on this significant role and being part of the next phase of growth for the company, leveraging its position in the important APAC region."

"The Aglilex Biolabs team of scientists and specialist PhDs is quite exceptional making it well positioned to rapidly deliver bioanalytics for biopharma clients running clinical trials in Australia, Asia and the US, and the EU."

The company specialises in bioanalysis of small molecules and biologics for PK, immunogenicity, biomarkers and immunological pharmacodynamics assessments utilising LC-MS/MS, immunoassay (Mesoscale, Gurolab, Luminex) and flow cytometry (BD FACSymphony A3, 20 colour cell analyser).

Agilex also offers pharmacodynamics services that include immunobiology services using the latest state-of-the-art technology to support immunology, cell biology and mode of action assays, including:
- Immunophenotyping
- Receptor occupancy
- Cytokine release assays (whole blood or PBMC stimulation assays) and cytokine/biomarker profiling
- PBMC assays and cellular mechanism of action assays (eg: ADCC)

CEO Jason Valentine said:

"Our FDA-inspected facilities have more than 65 dedicated laboratory staff, and annually support more than 80 clinical trials. This year we will analyse more than 60,000 samples for pharma/biotechs from US, Europe and APAC."

"By combining specialised expertise, technological innovation and a 20-year track record, we have supported hundreds of preclinical and clinical trials around the world."

"Our world-class bioanalytical facilities have OECD GLP Recognition with NATA (Australian Government OECD GLP Compliance monitoring authority) and ISO 17025 Accreditation for global recognition."

Learn more about Agilex Biolabs in this Video: https://youtu.be/3lyodiqqM_k

About Agilex Biolabs

Agilex Biolabs began as a group of academic scientists providing clinical trial and bioanalytical services to the local Australian pharmaceutical industry in the 1980's, and has now grown into a global business for early phase clinical trials. In our 20 years of performing regulated bioanalysis of small and large molecules, we have accelerated hundreds of preclinical and clinical trials around the world. Today, our clients include many of the leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in Asia, Europe and the USA. Call +61 8 83028777 or +1 800 247 1909 or visit https://www.agilexbiolabs.com/.

Agilex Biolabs is built upon four core values that drive our performance:
- Scientific excellence and technological innovation
- Customer focus
- Data integrity and quality assurance
- Timeliness/speed

See us featured in Endpoints https://tinyurl.com/uqmkzcu

Media Contact:
[email protected]
David James
AU: +61 2 8218 2144
USA: +1 415 951 3228
Asia: +65 3159 3427

Topic: Clinical Trial Results
Sectors: BioTech, HealthCare
From the Asia Corporate News Network

Copyright © 2020 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.


Agilex Biolabs Releated News
May 21, 2020 09:00 HKT/SGT
애질렉스 바이오랩스, 바이오코리아(BIO Korea) 2020에서 임상 시험 비용에 대한 세계 최대 규모 리베이트 등 호주의 강점 선보일 예정
May 20, 2020 16:00 HKT/SGT
Agilex Biolabs Presents the Australian Advantage, including the World's Largest Rebate on Clinical Trial Spend, at BIO Korea 2020
Apr 3, 2020 11:00 HKT/SGT
Agilex Biolabs公司任命生物制药公司负责人Caroline Popper博士任董事会主席,以期推动亚太地区生物分析服务业务增长
Apr 3, 2020 11:00 HKT/SGT
Agilex Biolabs公司任命生物製藥公司負責人Caroline Popper博士任董事會主席,以期推動亞太地區生物分析服務業務增長
Apr 3, 2020 11:00 HKT/SGT
애질렉스 바이오랩스, APAC 바이오 분석 서비스 성장 위해 바이오 제약 업계의 리더인 캐롤라인 포퍼 박사 이사장으로 임명
More news >>
Copyright © 2020 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Cookies Policy | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 400 879 3881 | Hong Kong: +852 8192 4922 | Singapore: +65 6653 1210 | Tokyo: +81 3 6859 8575