SGS, the leading pharmaceutical analytical and bioanalytical contract solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Dr. István Udvaros as Medical Director Clinical Research and Project Director Oncology.

In the newly created role, Dr. Udvaros will be based at the SGS Life Science Services facility in Mechelen, Belgium, and will support the growing Sales, Clinical Pharmacology, Clinical Trial Management and Biometrics teams with medical and scientific advice, with a special focus on Oncology. The position strengthens SGS’s clinical research strategic development in Infections Diseases, Oncology and Vaccines.

Dr. Udvaros joins SGS after spending twenty years working within the fields of ENT/head and neck, clinical oncology and clinical pharmacology. His most recent post was with PRA International as Director of Clinical Operations, managing the Phase I unit. He gained his medical qualifications from Semmelweis Medical University, Budapest, Hungary.

 “Bringing István into the growing team will further strengthen our leadership position in clinical trial management, commented Jean Luc Marsat, Managing Director, SGS Clinical Research “We are very pleased to welcome him on board and know his experience in both oncology and clinical pharmacology as a whole will prove invaluable in the company’s global clinical services strategy.”

With 8 clinical trials facilities and 21 laboratories offering GMP/GLP compliant contract analytical and bioanalytical services, SGS leverages its wholly-owned global network, present in North America, Europe, and Asia, to deliver harmonized solutions to large pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms. From supporting drug development to performing quality control testing of raw materials and finished products, SGS’s laboratory services include analytical chemistry, microbiology, stability studies, biosafety, and protein analysis. SGS also provides clinical trial management (Phase I to IV) and services encompassing data management and statistics, PK/PD modeling and simulation, pharmacovigilance and regulatory consultancy.”



SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world. 


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