INDIANAPOLIS, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioStorage Technologies, a global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions for the bioscience industry, including storage, cold chain logistics and virtual sample intelligence, is expanding its support to scientific and academic research activities, specifically in Northeast United States. Most recently, this included the hiring of Douglas King as the Senior Scientific Advisor and Head of Academic and Scientific Research Markets.
In this position, King will be responsible for coordinating BioStorage Technologies' sales and research efforts within the academic and science research industries. Bringing almost 40 years of experience in the academic and scientific industries, King has held a variety of academic appointments at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, University of Rochester Department of Pathology in New York and the Medical University of South Carolina. He has also held positions at DCL Medical Laboratories, where he was Vice President of Research in the Division of Pharmaceutical Studies and most recently Director of Business Development.
"As the volume of clinical research continues to increase, academic institutions will encounter unique challenges in managing growing quantities of biological samples, such as the need to maximize dedicated research space and how to enhance scientific collaboration between multidisciplinary research units," said Brent Atwood, Vice President of Global Sales, BioStorage Technologies. "BioStorage Technologies is committed to exploring these challenges with our technological resources and extensive experience and our desires to support scientific research activities that align with unique institutional visions."
The advent of molecular and other analytical technologies has resulted in a dramatic increase in the need for biological sample storage. As research samples are the foundation of drug development and discovery, BioStorage Technologies is committed to ensuring sample integrity throughout the complete sample life-cycle. Utilizing ISISS®, the industry's most advanced virtual sample management and web-based tracking tool, BioStorage Technologies provides institutions the ability to readily access efficiently managed sample assets while linking the associated data for long-term research discovery with a complete FDA-compliant audit trail annotated on every sample.
About BioStorage Technologies, Inc.:
BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is the premier, global provider of comprehensive sample management solutions for the bioscience industry. Offering flexible onsite, offsite and hybrid sample outsourcing models for the management of sample assets, BioStorage Technologies manages the complete life-cycle of samples. With an expert team of global sample consultants, industry-leading temperature-controlled storage facilities, and state-of-the-art virtual sample management solutions, the company supports its customers in maximizing opportunities, minimizing risk and reducing costs. BioStorage Technologies, Inc. is privately held and headquartered in Indianapolis with an additional full-service site near Frankfurt, Germany. For more information, visit www.biostorage.com or call +1 (866) 697-2675 or +49-6155-898-1011.
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