Almac Opens CLIA Lab for Biomarker Clinical Trials

March 30, 2011

Company News Release

Almac’s Diagnostics business unit today announced the opening of its CLIA registered laboratory.

The opening of the Almac CLIA Laboratory supports the company’s ongoing Biomarker Discovery and Development Strategy by enabling the use of novel tests to stratify and enrich prospective clinical trails. This ability is of key importance as Almac begins to transition the novel biomarkers that they have developed into clinical use, with the resulting potential to inform the drug development process and target therapies to responsive patients.

In addition to standard molecular tests, Almac have a pipeline of both internal clinical tests and companion diagnostic tests with Pharma partners in development that will be delivered from the Almac CLIA Laboratory.

Almac’s genomics laboratories have been supporting biomarker discovery projects for 8 years and already operate under ISO17025 accreditation and work to the principles of GLP.