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LINEBERRY RESEARCH ASSOCIATES CONTINUES EXPANSION WITH NEW STAFF APPOINTMENTS
Research Triangle Park, NC, June 16, 1997 -- Lineberry Research Associates (LRA), a pharmaceutical research and consulting firm announced today the addition of five new staff members in an effort to meet the needs of the quickly growing client base: Dr. Gary Bream as Clinical Research Scientist, Dr. Timothy Garver as Clinical Research Scientist, David Boyer as Programmer, Shelby Gainer as Clinical Research Associate and Beth Simmons as Receptionist.
"We have grown at a rapid pace, and these highly talented individuals will add both depth and skill to our quickly growing areas of expertise. The addition of employees, while necessitated by the growth of business, is also a tribute to the success of LRA. Established in July 1995, LRA has grown from two employees to over 20 in the span of less than two years." said Cathy Frieden Lineberry, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development.
"These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the staff of LRA. It is our goal to provide clients with quality service unequaled by other organizations. These staff additions expand on our current strengths and will allow us to more readily meet our client needs." said Mark Cierpial, Ph.D., Associate Director, Clinical Research/Regulatory.
Gary Bream has a Ph.D. in molecular biology, four years of postdoctoral training in molecular biology and virology, and two years of vaccine process development and manufacturing experience.
Tim Garver has a Ph.D. in pharmacology from the Pennsylvania State University with two years of postdoctoral training in CNS development at Duke University Medical Center.
Dave Boyer, M.A. is a Microsoft Certified Product Specialist with four years experience as a technical trainer/systems consultant in desktop and development applications.
Shelby Gainer holds a bachelor's degree in biology with past experience in a childhood immunization program.
Beth Simmons has previous customer service experience and brings strong administrative skills to LRA.
Lineberry Research Associates is a full-service contract research organization that provides complete development capabilities, from IND application to NDA approval and post-marketing, with particular expertise in CNS, anesthesia and analgesia. In addition to managing clinical trials, LRA differentiates itself by providing its pharmaceutical, biotechnology and related clients with high level scientific and regulatory consulting services and proven expertise in scientific writing and communications.