WuXi Opening Offices in Boston and San Francisco
News Dec 19, 2014
WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. has announced that it will open offices in Boston and San Francisco in early 2015. These new offices will give the company greater access to innovative companies in the world's two leading biotech hubs, both as customers and as investments.
In October, WuXi has announced that it had opened an office in Israel to tap into the biotech community there. In addition, the company has U.S. facilities in St. Paul, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Plainsboro (NJ), and San Diego.
"Our vision is to enable anyone and any company to discover and develop healthcare products to benefit the world's patients," said Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and CEO of WuXi PharmaTech. "These new offices bring our comprehensive platform of integrated R&D services closer to where entrepreneurs are and where cutting-edge science is being done."
University of Wisconsin–Madison Professor of Chemistry Shannon Stahl has received the Steenbock Professorship in Chemical Sciences. In addition to advancing the fundamental science in this area, Stahl has been involved in numerous industrial collaborations that have led to practical applications, including target applications relevant to pharmaceutical synthesis.READ MORE