Vitalea Science Inc.
This article was originally published in Start Up
The academic pioneers of the biomedical applications for accelerator mass spectrometry have founded Vitalea Science to supply AMS-related services, including assessments of microdosing of early clinical candidates, to pharma and biotech companies.
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