iuvo BioScience Hires Dr. Christopher Houston, Ph.D. as Director of Analytical Chemistry

Monday, November 9, 2015

Source: iuvo BioScience

Holding true to a philosophy of “right science, right people” and a strategic goal of significant growth in the area of analytical chemistry, iuvo BioScience has hired Dr. Christopher Houston, Ph.D., as Director of Analytical Chemistry.

With sixteen years of analytical development experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, Dr. Houston brings a wealth of knowledge in analytical method development, problem solving, and identification of unknown chemical entities, and is a globally recognized expert in the field of assessment of extractables and leachables for pharmaceuticals.

Prior to joining iuvo BioScience, Dr. Houston served as a senior analytical scientist at Bausch + Lomb where, among other accomplishments, he created and managed a successful extractables and leachables program.  Dr. Houston also has held roles with increasing levels of responsibilities in analytical development at Pfizer and Pharmacia.  He obtained his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Indiana University with a focus on biological mass spectrometry.

As Director of Analytical Chemistry at iuvo BioScience, he will be responsible for expanding and growing that segment of iuvo’s laboratory testing offerings.  Dr. Houston commented, “I am truly excited by this opportunity to join a growing organization and work with a great team to help build the vision of iuvo BioScience.”

Dr. Houston will report directly to Mary Richardson, PhD, DABT, iuvo BioScience’s Chief Scientific Officer and Executive Vice President.  Dr. Richardson stated, “We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Chris to the iuvo BioScience team.  Chris is an incredibly meticulous scientist with a long record of superior performance and significant contributions.  The depth of his expertise coupled with his leadership abilities will serve our clients’ needs extremely well, and help drive iuvo BioScience’s growth significantly.”

About iuvo BioScience
iuvo BioScience is a Partner Research Organization (PRO) serving the medical device and pharmaceutical industries.  The Company offers technical and regulatory consulting services, contract laboratory services and contract sterilization out of its two locations, in Rush, New York, and Erie, Pennsylvania.  More information on the Company’s services and capabilities is available on the Company’s website at www.iuvobioscience.com

For more information, contact Patrick Polito at Patrick.polito@iuvobioscience.com or (585) 533-1672.

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