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Apr 21 2023

Discovery Life Sciences Acquires ReachBio Research Labs

"We share Discovery's passion for science and believe that combining our expertise in cell-based assays and drug screening with Discovery's broad multi-omics capabilities will enable us to provide a broader and more strategic range of services to clients in the pharmaceutical industry."

- Emer Clarke, CSO ReachBio

Known as The Cell Biology ExpertsTM, ReachBio was founded in 2007. The company’s expertise encompasses primary cell biology with a particular focus on blood and bone marrow stem cell assays. ReachBio supports its clients' basic research in multiple therapeutic areas. It provides immune response and toxicity assessments of new drug targets in hematologic diseases, cell and gene therapy, immunology, oncology, and immuno-oncology.

Discovery has increased its strategic investments in innovative preclinical development services. The company's acquisition of ReachBio accelerates the continued growth of its cell biology and toxicology services, complementing Discovery's prior acquisitions of IVAL and Corning's Gentest® business unit.