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Five join MHRA's BP Commission

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Executive Summary

The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)'s British Pharmacopoeia Commission, which is responsible for preparing new editions of the BP and the BP (Veterinary), has appointed five new members: Andrew Coulson, a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; Dr Gerard Lee, who worked at the MHRA from 1999 to December 2011, most recently as group manager of the British Pharmacopoeia and Laboratory Services section; Dr Ronald Torano, a GlaxoSmithKline employee since 1989 and currently pharmacopoeial intelligence and advisory specialist; Dr Paul Varley, vice-president of biopharmaceutical development at Medimmune; and Professor John Miller, visiting professor to the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Strathclyde, and former head of laboratory department for the Council of Europe's EDQM.

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