April 1, 2011 -- Biomedical Systems, a global provider of centralized diagnostic services, and PRL Central
Laboratory Services (PRL), a comprehensive diagnostic testing laboratory, have formed a
strategic partnership to market centralized digital pathology services for clinical trials.
The collaboration brings together two companies with similar history, culture and a dedication to
quality service and customer care. PRL and Biomedical Systems will each provide their unique
skills to this venture allowing Sponsor companies a comprehensive solution to their digital
pathology needs. Biomedical Systems will provide the infrastructure, as well as clinical trial
project and data management in conjunction with PRL’s in-house histology laboratory and 25
board certified pathologists.
“As two of the leaders in the field, it is our goal to leverage our strong pathology pipelines and
clinical trial expertise,” said Jeffrey Bowden, President, Biomedical Systems’ Imaging Services.
“This partnership will extend the range of services both companies can offer enabling us to meet
both current and future clinical trial pathology needs in the global arena.”
Dr. Spencer Kerley, CEO, PRL added “We are most pleased to enter this new relationship with
Biomedical Systems. We think this combination will provide a tremendous new opportunity for
meeting the anatomic and clinical pathology needs of clinical trials companies going
forward. PRL’s anatomic pathology expertise, to include state of the art laboratory coupled with
a staff of 25 pathologists with numerous subspecialties will be a great addition to Biomedical
Systems superb industry-leading technology and image processing services. Together these will
provide an entirely new level of comprehensive service in this space.”
About Biomedical Systems
Biomedical Systems is a global provider of centralized diagnostic services for the pharmaceutical
and medical device industries. With offices in North America, Europe and Asia, Biomedical
Systems is working with over 14,000 investigative sites in 95 countries around the world for
Phase I – IV clinical trials. Biomedical Systems centralized services include the acquisition,
analysis and management of data for Digital Pathology, Cardiac Safety, Imaging and Pulmonary
Function and Neurophysiology used to determine safety and efficacy for drugs and devices in
About Physicians Reference Laboratory
Physicians Reference Laboratory, LLC. is a privately owned, full-service diagnostic testing
laboratory. For 30 years PRL has been renowned for incorporating new and innovative testing
procedures and employing the most highly qualified professionals. By utilizing market leading
technologies and providing expert service, PRL's focus is on efficiently delivering accurate
diagnostic data to support the advancement of our customers' efforts, ultimately leading to the
highest quality of patient care.
For more information about Biomedical Systems, please contact Traci Cardenas at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Or visit the corporate websites for Biomedical Systems
(www.biomedsys.com), or Physicians Reference Laboratory at (www.prlwecare.com).