MORRISVILLE, N.C., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Asymchem Laboratories is proud to announce and welcome Dr. Guojie (George) Xu as Director of Formulation Development, Dr. Pingzhong Huang as Director of Chemical Development, and Dr. Xiaojun Huang as Senior Director of Chemical Development.
Dr. Guojie (George) Xu joined Asymchem on February 1, 2010. He brings extensive scientific and managerial experience in pharmaceutical formulations to Asymchem. Dr. Xu was most recently Product Development Manager at Sandoz, where he held roles of increasing responsibility over 10 year. Educated in China, he went on to earn a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics from Meijo University in Japan and held appointments at Shenyang Pharmaceutical University, Beijing Institute for Pharmacology & Toxicology, and the University of Chicago. Dr. Xu splits his time between Asymchem's Morrisville, NC headquarters and Life Science Center in Tianjin, China.
Dr. Pingzhong Huang joined Asymchem on March 15, 2010. He brings 15 years of experience in contract synthesis and pharmaceutical process chemistry to the job, most recently at Wyeth in Pearl River, New York where he was a Senior Research Scientist in the Chemical Sciences group. Dr. Huang graduated from Peking University and earned a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of Geneva. Dr. Huang splits his time between Asymchem's Morrisville, NC headquarters and Life Science Center in Tianjin, China.
Dr. Xiaojun Huang will be joining Asymchem on April 26, 2010. Dr. Huang has previous experience at Roche, where he was a research scientist in Palo Alto, California, and Pfizer in La Jolla, California. He has degrees in chemistry from Fudan University in Shanghai and the University of Edmonton and also held a postdoctoral appointment at Stanford University with Barry Trost. Dr. Huang will be based at Asymchem's Life Science Center in Tianjin, China.
Asymchem Laboratories is a leading research-based contract manufacturer specializing in the development and compliant manufacturing (Contract Research and Manufacturing Services) of API's and Drug Products serving the pharmaceutical industry. With a 15 yr track record, Asymchem is committed to the highest level of quality and excellence in the integrated CMC services arena. For further information, please visit the Asymchem website at www.asymchem.com or contact Leigh-Anne Ronk at 919-468-3884.
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