April 15, 2019 - Rochester, NY - iuvo BioScience is proud to introduce Ray Proudlock as a member of our iuvo BioScience extended team.  Ray will oversee iuvo BioScience’s Genetic Toxicology laboratory.  He is a world-renowned scientist and brings a deep scientific expertise in genetic toxicology and a wealth of experience from leadership roles in multiple organizations.

“I am extremely pleased to have Ray work with our organization, and his tremendous background provides an immediate boost to our genetic toxicology program,” said Dr. Mary Richardson, iuvo’s Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder.

Prior to his role with iuvo BioScience and as a consultant, Ray was Scientific Director at Moltox (Molecular Toxicology Inc.), overseeing the development of new genetic toxicology testing products and providing technical assistance to clients world-wide. Before his tenure at Moltox, Ray was the Head/Scientific Director of Genetic Toxicology at Charles River Laboratory, Montreal. In this role, he established and supervised an FDA/OECD GLP compliant genetic toxicology laboratory capable of performing over 200 genetic toxicity studies per year. 

Additionally, Ray has held leadership roles at Bausch + Lomb, USA and Huntingdon Life Sciences, UK. He is the author of the current definitive practical guide to Genetic Toxicology (Genetic Toxicology Testing: A Laboratory Manual, published by Elsevier) as well as numerous publications and has been a frequent invited speaker on issue related to Genetic Toxicology across the globe. 

Ray is available for advice on all aspects of genetic toxicology testing including test strategy, issue management, assay performance and reporting. Under his scientific leadership and in conjunction with Litron Laboratories and our partners, iuvo Bioscience is able to provide our clients the full range of regulatory genetic toxicology assays including bacterial, cellular and mammalian tests including the rodent Pig-a mutation test. We can offer experienced technical and strategic assistance in your product development program including test management and advice on specific issues including impurity qualification and technical problems with specific tests.

About iuvo BioScience

iuvo BioScience is a Partner Research Organization (PRO) serving the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. The Company provides contract laboratory services, as well as technical and preclinical consulting from its location in Western New York.  The Company has extensive expertise in toxicology, analytical chemistry and microbiology. More information on the Company’s services and capabilities is available on the Company’s website at www.iuvobioscience.com.

Oculos, an iuvo BioScience company, is a truly integrated, full-service Partner Research Organization (PRO) with focused expertise in developing ophthalmological products, from pre-clinical testing, CMC / technical services and clinical ophthalmological research.  Oculos and iuvo together provide complete support from the pre-clinical development stage through clinical trial management for ocular products.  More information on Oculos' services and capabilities are available at www.oculoscr.com.