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Likarda Chooses Science Exchange as the Primary Online Channel to Offer 3D Compound Screening and Assay Development Services to Scientists

Likarda Partners With Science Exchange

PALO ALTO, CA, February 28, 2018 – Science Exchange, the world’s leading platform for outsourced research and development (R&D) services, announced a partnership with Likarda to offer online access to its innovative 3D compound screening and assay development services to scientists around the globe.

Likarda is a Kansas City-based contract research organization (CRO) and a leading provider of drug discovery and development services, primarily using 3D cell-based assaying technologies and microencapsulation. The company’s mission is to combine comprehensive early-phase discovery research with consultative and analytical services so that those in the drug discovery process can move forward confidently, efficiently, and affordably.

“We focus on bringing to market disruptive technologies that improve healthcare outcomes and lower costs for pets and people alike. To illustrate, our proprietary three-dimensional cell culture system serves as a predictive model to demonstrate how test drug compounds work in the human body. Partnering with Science Exchange gives its global client base the fastest path to our novel technologies and services,” stated Karthik Ramachandran, Ph.D., Likarda’s vice president and co-founder.

“We are excited to team up with Likarda to make its drug screening and assay development services accessible to scientists worldwide,” said Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., co-founder and CEO of Science Exchange.  “Science Exchange is committed to adding the most innovative and qualified service providers to our platform, so scientists can securely and readily access the services they need to aid their discoveries.  Likarda met our rigorous standards for quality and compliance while demonstrating breakthrough discoveries in the field of 3D cell-based assaying technologies and microencapsulation.”

About Likarda

Founded in 2012, Likarda LLC is a world-class, cutting-edge biotech research laboratory for science entrepreneurs, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical companies, animal health, and contract research organizations (CRO). We focus on bringing to market disruptive technologies that improve health-care outcomes and lower costs for pets and people alike. Follow the CRO on Twitter @likardallc.


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Gursatya "Guru" Singh

Director of Scientific Content & Marketing

Gursatya Singh, also known as "Guru", manages the development and execution of strategic marketing initiatives to improve platform providers’ visibility and user experience. He is a true guru when it comes to helping providers better advertise their research services and providing buyers with easy access to recently commercialized external innovations. Whether working as a lab researcher, publishing scientific papers, or helping start life science startups, Guru believes in making the scientific world more collaborative and connected. Guru holds a master’s degree in biotechnology from the University of Delaware. Follow him on Twitter @Gursatya.

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