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MicroConstants, Inc.. (4/30/10). "Press Release: MicroConstants China Enters Collaboration Agreement with Institute of Zoology, Kunming, to Promote Primate Research and Develop Novel Drug Candidates". Kunming.

Region Region China
Organisation Organisation MicroConstants China Inc.
  Group MicroConstants (Group)
Product Product contract research (drugs)
Person Person Yang, Q. David (MicroConstants 201011 CEO of MicroConstants China Inc)

MicroConstants China Co., Ltd., a Contract Research Organization (CRO) specializing in preclinical and clinical pharmacokinetics contract research, announces the signing of a collaboration agreement with the Kunming Institute of Zoology (KIZ), Chinese Academy of Science. The agreement will establish a new Technology Commercialization Center of Kunming Institute of Zoology and designates MicroConstants China as the project manager for the development and out-licensing of KIZ's novel drug candidates globally.

With this agreement, MicroConstants China will be responsible for managing KIZ's' drug development activities and establishing out-licensing opportunities for KIZ's lead drug candidates. Over the next two years, MicroConstants China will also be overseeing the implementation of a USFDA GLP-compliant quality system at KIZ's Primate Research Center. Dr. Q. David Yang, chief executive officer of MicroConstants China, will serve as the deputy director of the newly established Technology Commercialization Center of KIZ.

Professor Yaping Zhang, the president of Kunming Institute of Zoology and a member of the Chinese Academy of Science, has great expectations for the collaboration. "We are very impressed with MicroConstants' extensive experience in global drug development and established network with pharmaceutical companies worldwide. I am very confident that this collaboration will benefit KIZ as well as the entire China biotech community by helping move drug candidates closer to market in China, as well as in the United States."

Dr. Q. David Yang, chief executive officer of MicroConstants China, is very excited about the signing of the agreement. "The collaboration with KIZ will give MicroConstants China access to the best managed non-human primate research center in China to offer pharmacokinetics (PK) studies, toxicology studies, and pharmacology testing of drugs in non-human primates to our clients," said Dr. Yang. "It will allow us to provide integrated preclinical and clinical contract research services to both domestic and international pharmaceutical companies and research institutes."

About MicroConstants China Co. Ltd

MicroConstants China was established in 2007 by the founder and president of MicroConstants Inc., a GLP-compliant bioanalytical and pharmacokinetic specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) in San Diego, California, USA. Located in Beijing, MicroConstants China is dedicated to providing premier quality preclinical and clinical bioanalytical and pharmacokinetics services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies worldwide. Its bioanalytical laboratory is fully GLP-compliant with USFDA, OECD and MHLW GLP guidelines. MicroConstants China also offers quality system consulting and project management services for toxicology studies and Phase I clinical trials.

About Kunming Institute of Zoology, Academy of Science

The Kunming Institute of Zoology was established in 1959. It is one of China's first class zoological research institutes under the Chinese Academy of Sciences. KIZ is known for its unique and diversified animal resources of the Eastern Himalayas and a wide variety of the species from across Southeast Asia. KIZ focuses on cutting edge life science research, with research groups including systematic zoology, conservation biology, cytology, molecular biology, genome evolution, reproductive and developmental biology, neurobiology, immunological biology on important virus disease, zoological toxicology and primate biology.

For more information, please contact:

Jessica Hou
MicroConstants China Co., Ltd.
+86 (10) 5257 3257

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Record changed: 2019-06-09


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