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Alba Science is a leading Contract Research Organisation with a custom designed facility in the centre of Edinburgh. We have extended our facility to include a fully equipped salon, a purpose built wet area to accommodate our grooming studies and a new evaluation suite for consumer perception and sensory studies with the addition of Data Management services. We specialise in designing and conducting safety and efficacy testing for consumer markets worldwide. Our specialist team have a wealth of experience to assist you at every stage of your product development.

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Alba Science is delighted to announce the appointment of Gillian Reid as Chief Operating Officer. 

Gillian has over 28 years of clinical development experience for both pharmaceutical and clinical research organisations including Merck Sharp and Dohme, Napp Laboratories, Inveresk Research/Charles River Laboratories, Chiltern and ProTrials. . She has held senior management positions in operations and business development. Gillian graduated from Edinburgh University with a BSc Honours degree in Biochemistry in 1986.

In her capacity as Chief Operating Officer Gillian has responsibility for operational delivery, client management, new business acquisition and expansion of services.

Everyone at Alba Science would like to welcome Gillian to the team and we look forward to working with her as we continue to expand the company.