Blue Stream Laboratories recently appointed Dr. Uditha deAlwis as Senior Director of the Laboratory

July 29, 2010

Blue Stream Laboratories recently appointed Dr. Uditha deAlwis as Senior Director of the Laboratory.

In his new role, Uditha will provide leadership for all of our analytical laboratory programs.  He will report to Dr. Mario DiPaola, CSO/COO.

Dr. deAlwis has over 20 years of experience managing and directing protein-based biopharmaceutical product characterization and development in the areas of analytical and bioanalytical assay development, validation, quality control, product release, stability and formulation.  Most recently, he was Senior Director Analytical Sciences at Altus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. where he managed a staff of 25 scientists to deliver protein characterization assays for a lead commercial product presently being developed by Eli Lilly & Co.  Previously, Dr. deAlwis was Director of Analytical R & D at GlaxoSmithKline Bio where he managed a large group overseeing a number of functions including analytical chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, quality control, facility and safety.

Dr. deAlwis holds a Ph.D. in Bioanalytical Chemistry from the University of Arizona.  His background includes considerable experience in FDA, EMEA, and ICH requirements for programs from Phase 1 to Phase 3 as well as regulatory submissions spanning from IND to NDA.

With this key personnel addition, Blue Stream will expand both its depth and breadth in providing timely, cutting-edge analytical services to its clients.

 

 

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