SAN DIEGO, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PacificGMP, the leader in utilizing single-use bioprocessing for development and manufacturing for its client partners, announced today that it has completed a product fill under GMP (good manufacturing practices) standards for a Trius Therapeutics Phase I clinical trial. "We are pleased to have worked closely with Trius on this GMP fill project, an effort that we were able to initiate quickly and complete within a narrow deadline," said Leigh N. Pierce, president of PacificGMP. "Although our client base consists of mainly biologics drug developers, PacificGMP has completed projects for a variety of other customers including small molecule drug developers like Trius, as well as academic institutions and diagnostics companies." "PacificGMP successfully completed our GMP product fill and I appreciated their flexibility and willingness to work with us to get the job done in a timely and professional manner," said Jeffrey Barker, Director of Pharmaceutical Development for Trius Therapeutics. About PacificGMP PacificGMP is a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) and industry leader in utilizing single-use bioprocessing for development and manufacturing of biologics. Single-use technology eliminates the risk of cross-contamination, has fewer system requirements and significantly reduces the time required to initiate production. Benefits to clients include rapid project turnaround and the most cost effective solution in the industry. PacificGMP provides cGMP and non-GMP services ranging from cell line optimization, early process design, development and scale-up, to preclinical and clinical biologics manufacturing, purification and fill/finish. More information can be found by visiting the Company's web site at http://www.pacificGMP.com. About Trius Therapeutics Trius Therapeutics is discovering and developing innovative antibacterial drugs for the treatment of infections caused by resistant pathogens. The company's lead drug candidate, TR-701 is a novel, oral and IV, oxazolidinone antibiotic with potent activity against drug-resistant Gram-positive bacterial pathogens including those resistant to Zyvox(R). Trius has licensed worldwide rights outside of Korea to TR-701 from Dong-A Pharmaceuticals. Trius' pipeline includes two additional structure-based drug design programs directed against novel antibacterial targets. For more information, visit http://www.triusrx.com.
Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link. Leigh Pierce http://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=67271 Contact: PacificGMP Gary Pierce Chief Business Officer 858-550-4094