Navigation Links
Battelle Selects Xie to Develop Biomarker Services
Date:6/25/2008

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Battelle is strengthening its customer-focused biomarker services portfolio to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and government clients, and Kevin Xie will lead those efforts as Battelle's Vice President of Biomarker Services.

Battelle offers a suite of biomarker services, including biomarker discovery, qualification, and validation services to help our clients better define molecular mechanisms of diseases, toxicity, and therapeutic responses.

Xie brings an impressive background to Battelle. He has expertise in pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics spanning a number of therapeutic areas including oncology, immunology and infectious diseases.

He has been the director and head of global business development of specialty pharmaceuticals at Boehringer Ingelheim Corp. for the last two years. For four years prior to that, Xie was the director and head of global business development for diabetes care for Bayer Healthcare. At Vertex Pharmaceuticals from 2000-02, he was the director of licensing and business development. For the three years prior to that, Xie was the director of business development and strategic planning at Baxter Healthcare.

Xie earned a Ph.D. in molecular biology at Yale University as well as an MBA in finance and strategy. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Fudan University in Shanghai, China.

"We are pleased to hire Kevin not only because we believe he is a quality person but because his diverse background made him the perfect candidate for the job," said Barbara Kunz, President of Battelle's Health and Life Sciences Global Business. "The mix of business, biology, and pharmacological work in his career will make him successful here."

Battelle's Global Health and Life Sciences Global Business delivers a comprehensive set of R&D services to solve complex challenges for government health agencies and medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical firms. Including its national laboratories, Battelle oversees over $200 million annually in health and life sciences research and development contributing to advances in medical devices, pharmaceuticals, public health, and next-generation diagnostics and therapeutics.

Battelle is the world's largest non-profit independent research and development organization, providing innovative solutions to the world's most pressing needs through its four global businesses: Laboratory Management, National Security, Energy Technology, and Health and Life Sciences. It advances scientific discovery and application by conducting $4 billion in global R&D annually through contract research, laboratory management, and technology commercialization. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Battelle oversees 20,400 employees in more than 120 locations worldwide, including seven national laboratories which Battelle manages or co-manages for the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Battelle also is one of the nation's leading charitable trusts focusing on societal and economic impact and actively supporting and promoting science and math education.

Contact National Media Relations Manager Katy Delaney at (410) 306-8638 or delaneyk@battelle.org or T.R. Massey, Media Relations Specialist, at (614) 424-5544 or masseytr@battelle.org for more information.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Battelle
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Ventaira Pharmaceuticals Announces Acquisition of Assets by Battelle
2. MEDRAD, Battelle Win Medical Design Excellence Award for MEDRAD XDS(TM) Extravasation Detector
3. Battelle Collaborating With Korean Partners to Advance Energy Efficiency and Health and Life Sciences Initiatives in Korea
4. Battelle Earns 2008 Presidential Green Chemistry Award
5. MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Selects Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics for Chemistry, Automation and Immunoassay Solutions
6. Detroit Department of Health and Wellness Promotion Selects Netsmart Technologies Public Health Software
7. E-Rad Solutions Selects Compressus Enterprise Systems Integration Technology to Fuel Entry Into Teleradiology Market
8. Rosetta Genomics Selects PCR as Platform for its microRNA-based Diagnostics to be Launched in 2008, Licensed Nanogens MGB Probe Technology
9. GeneSeek Selects the British Midlands as Base for New UK/European Operations
10. AmSurg Selects SciQuest Eprocurement Solution to Automate Purchasing of Medical Goods and Services
11. GSA Selects Cascades Technologies, Inc. (CTi) to Support USA.gov
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/23/2016)...  The Biodesign Challenge (BDC), a university competition that ... living systems and biotechnology, announced its winning teams at ... New York City . The teams, ... at MoMA,s Celeste Bartos Theater during the daylong summit. ... curator of architecture and design, and Suzanne Lee ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Supplyframe, the Industry Network for electronics hardware ... . Located in Pasadena, Calif., the Design Lab’s mission is to bring together ... built and brought to market. , The Design Lab is Supplyframe’s physical representation ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... NC (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... In ... University Hospital in Denmark detail how a patient who developed lymphedema after being treated ... tissue. The results could change the paradigm for dealing with this debilitating, frequent side ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016  Blueprint Bio, a company dedicated ... the medical community, has closed its Series A funding ... . "We have received a commitment from ... we need to meet our current goals," stated ... the runway to complete validation on the current projects ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/15/2016)... April 15, 2016 Research ... Gait Biometrics Market 2016-2020,"  report to their offering.  ... ) , ,The global gait biometrics market is ... during the period 2016-2020. Gait analysis ... can be used to compute factors that are ...
(Date:3/31/2016)... , March 31, 2016  Genomics firm Nabsys has ... CEO, Barrett Bready , M.D., who returned to ... the original technical leadership team, including Chief Technology Officer, ... Product Development, Steve Nurnberg and Vice President of Software ... the company. Dr. Bready served as CEO ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... PROVO and SANDY, Utah ... (NSO), which operates the highest sample volume laboratory in ... Tute Genomics and UNIConnect, leaders in clinical sequencing informatics ... the launch of a project to establish the informatics ... NSO has been contracted by the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):