Rochester, NY, Feb. 21, 2013 – ACM Global Central Laboratory, the central laboratory that continually defines the customer-service standard with its flexible approach, today announced that it will feature Head of R&D Dr. Andrew Botham as a speaker at this year’s New Dynamics of Biomarker Labs, Central Labs and ECG & Imaging Labs in London on February 27-28, 2013.
Dr. Andrew Botham will present, "DILI to DIOT: The early detection of drug-induced organ toxicity. Is your trial asking the right questions?" His presentation will look at drug-induced liver injury (DILI), the primary cause for post-marketing drug withdrawal and market restriction, and explore key questions around how and why DILI is missed during clinical trials. Additionally, Dr. Botham will offer new strategies for detecting other forms of drug-induced organ toxicity.
Dr. Andrew Botham is a state-registered biomedical scientist with a master’s degree in biotechnology and a PhD in medicine. He has worked within the NHS, private pharma, as well as in academic research. As the Head of R&D at ACM Global Central Laboratory, his responsibilities focus on the identification and development of new analytical practices within ACM Global, in advising project management and business development of scientific, clinical and technical aspects of all company procedures, as well as promoting and maintaining scientific excellence throughout the company.
Botham’s presentation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28th at 9:00 a.m.
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