Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
ADME Tox
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

QPS Holdings and Hepregen Corporation Announce Commercial Partnership

Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013
Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013
Bookmark and Share
The agreement provides co-promotion, marketing and sales of services utilizing Hepregen’s proprietary HepatoPac products.

QPS Holdings, LLC and Hepregen Corporation have announced the execution of an agreement between the companies that provides QPS a license to offer drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic (“DMPK”) services to its clients using Hepregen’s products. The agreement provides for offerings in both North America and Europe. The agreement also creates a marketing and sales partnership between the companies, providing for co-promotion of the HepatoPacTM-associated DMPK services. This arrangement is the first such partnership in the field for both companies. 

QPS expects to begin offering metabolite identification, profiling, and clearance studies to North American customers before the end of June, and to European customers in the third calendar quarter of this year using HepatoPacTM products. The North American services will be offered from its well established DMPK department in Newark, Delaware, and its newly established DMPK Hepatic Biosciences division based at the Hamner Institutes in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, using rat, dog, monkey and human HepatoPacTM products. 

“Our ability to offer services utilizing Hepregen’s next-generation product portfolio is another demonstration of the QPS commitment to enhancing its leadership position in the ADME field, providing cutting-edge, liver-based in vitro services to the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industry,” stated Dr. Zamas Lam, QPS Senior Vice President of Preclinical Development. 

“QPS brings an extraordinary capability and expertise in bioanalytical technology and hepatic cell biology to our partnership and a strong commitment to a progressive vision in the growing field of hepatic sciences,” stated Dr. Vincent Zurawski, Hepregen’s Chief Executive. “Moreover, QPS is an exceptionally well-managed company, as demonstrated by its outstanding record of growth in the last five years. We are extremely pleased to be engaged with such a strong partner in this paradigm-shifting endeavor,” added Dr. Zurawski.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 5,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Hepregen Corporation and The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences Announce Research Partnership
Agreement provides opportunity to collaborate on research supporting next generation in vitro micro-liver analysis associated with pharmaceutical and chemical product development.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Hepregen Announces Issuance of its First Patent
The patent protects manufacturing methods of Hepatopac and related products.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Scientific News
Fighting Cancer with Sticky Nanoparticles
Treatment that uses bioadhesive nanoparticles drug carriers proved more effective than conventional treatments for certain cancers.
Stem Cell ‘Heart Patch’ Almost Perfected
Scientists aiming to perfect and test 3D "heart patches" in animal model, last hurdle before human patients.
Smart Material Hunts Cancers
Team has created smart material that locates and images cancer or tumour sites in tissue.
Targeting Fat to Treat Cancer
Researchers develop novel cancer treatment that halts fat synthesis in cells, stunting tumors.
Reprogramming Lymph Nodes to Fight MS
Bioengineers work to reprogram lymph node function to fight multiple sclerosis.
Arms Race with a Superbug
Scientists have discovered that increased risk of superbug infection can be directly casued by immune system response to invading bacteria.
Genes Essential to Life Discovered
Genes critical for life are discovered in humans and mice as part of large-scale phenotyping study.
High-Capacity Nanoparticles
New type of nanoparticle can now have three or more drugs packaged within it, allowing for customised cancer therapy.
Manipulation of Liquid Crystals Could Help Control Drug-Delivery Process
Computer modeling, real-world testing yields new method.
Puttng Cells Through Their Paces
An obstacle course for human lung cells could be the answer for better testing the effectiveness of potential new drugs.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
5,000+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!