Celerion Recognized as Member of the UK Respiratory Therapeutic Capability Cluster
News Apr 08, 2011
The UK Respiratory Therapeutic Capability Cluster is a unique cooperative of internationally leading clinicians and scientists whose aim is to improve the speed of developing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases by working in collaboration with research groups of the pharmaceutical industry.
The collaboration with the UK Respiratory Therapeutic Capability Cluster provides access to patients suffering from asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis and interstitial lung disease. Celerion has access to laboratory capabilities (flow cytometry, flow cytometric cell sorting, microbiology, 16S, deep sequencing, MLST, transcriptomics) as well as lung imaging techniques (CT acquisition of images, dedicated MRI time, advanced CT analysis capabilities and MRI acquisition of images).
“The membership of Celerion into the UK Respiratory Therapeutic Capability Cluster will provide our clients a one stop solution that provides access to targeted patient populations. Celerion provides a full service approach for clinical studies from protocol development through to final report,” said Phil Bach, Vice President of Clinical Research at Celerion. “We have seen an increasing demand for conducting Phase I studies in patients with access to more specialized techniques. This collaboration allows Celerion to address this need and assist clients to gain insight to data earlier in drug development programs.”
All the centres in the UK Respiratory Therapeutic Capability Cluster are recognised for their excellence in basic and translational research in respiratory medicine. Celerion is delighted to be part of this distinguished team of talented individuals, with a proven track-record in helping industry better to understand airways disease and facilitate drug discovery.