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XYBION and U.S. Army Team Up to Automate Safety Assessment Operations at Fort Detrick, Maryland

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Xybion Corporation announced today that the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) Biosafety facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland has procured Xybion’s Pristima XD Suite for its scientific work to protect military service members from biological threats.  As a large component of the multi-year program, Xybion will provide several services for USAMRIID implementation of Pristima XD including the utilization of Xybion’s professional services team for training, configuration, and system validation. 

“Xybion is excited to welcome the USAMRIID, the focal laboratory in the United States for biological countermeasures, into our client community.  The critical work being performed by the scientific staff at the USAMRIID is incredibly important to the safety of our military personnel and national security since many of the drug and vaccine research crosses over to the civilian population” said Pradip Banerjee, Xybion’s Chief Executive Officer. “This multi-year partnership will ensure that the scientists at Fort Detrick are afforded the best technology in performing their essential research.”

Carlos Frade, Vice President of Preclinical R&D Solutions at Xybion stated that “Xybion has worked with the scientific staff over the course of the past year to evaluate the requirements of the research team and assess the functional capabilities of Pristima XD to address these requirements.  Our team is very proud to be selected to fulfill this role in supporting the critical and innovative research conducted at AMRIID.  This project further confirms our conviction that Pristima XD is the most adaptive and feature-rich system available for drug safety research.”

Key Facts:

  • Pristima XD Suite selected after evaluation of market solutions.
  • Pristima XD to be deployed on the U.S. Army network
  • Total Preclinical Solution includes:
    • Pristima XD— fully integrated end-to-end enterprise solution for tracking and managing veterinary facilities and research subjects throughout the drug safety research process.
    • Training and Configuration — on-site configuration of Pristima XD to support best practices and training of scientific staff at Fort Detrick.
    • System Validation — on-site execution and documentation of Pristima XD system validation for GLP compliance


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ABOUT U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases 1

USAMRIID participates in support of emerging disease investigations, working alongside colleagues from the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As a reference laboratory for the Department of Defense, USAMRIID sets the standard for the identification of biological agents.  USAMRIID’s customers in the Army and the Department of Defense know it as a “tech base” organization that has produced some 20 candidate medical products over the past decade.  Still, others recognize the impressive scientific credentials of its workforce, which represents some of the top infectious disease and biological defense experts in the Nation—indeed, in the world.