Gallus BioPharmaceutical Aquires CMO Laureate Biopharmaceutical Services

Oct 02, 2013

Gallus BioPharmaceuticals, a St. Louis-based CMO has acquired Laureate Biopharmaceutical Services, a biologics CMO located in Princeton, New Jersey. This acquisition doubles Gallus’ process development and clinical drug-substance-manufacturing capacity and adds full protein characterization, testing, and clinical fill-finish capability. With the acquisition, Gallus has two centers of excellence. The Princeton site is a Center of Excellence for process development and manufacture of clinical-stage products, including fill-finish, and the St. Louis site is a Center of Excellence for process development and clinical and commercial manufacture of biopharmaceutical products.

Gallus has clinical and commercial suites at both sites, with 50-L to 2000-L GMP single-use platforms from Xcellerex and HyClone in addition to 50-L to 2000L fixed and flexible stainless-steel bioreactors and associated downstream purification for drug substances.

Source: Gallus BioPharmaceuticals