Vala Sciences Inc


Vala Sciences Inc
Profile last edited on: 5/13/2019

Cell-image-based instrumentation, reagents and analysis software tools
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Location Information

6370 Nancy Ridge Drive Suite 106
San Diego, CA 92121
   (858) 461-6861
Multiple Locations:   
Congressional District:   52
County:   San Diego

Public Profile

Spun-out of Q3DM, Vala Sciences Inc is a biotechnology company developing for sale to to academic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology scientists cell-image-based reagents and analysis software tools . Vala has developed intellectual property that enables information-rich high throughput measurements for making fundamentally new insights into cell function The firm's cell-image-based instrumentation, high content screening services, reagents and analysis software tools The firm provide svaried and validated high content screening services that quantify the effects of compound libraries on a number of target molecules. Also offered arecardioxicity screens with the firm's novel Kinetic Image Cytometer (KIC) and software, which allows for live imaging of cardiomyocytes and provides robust data for identifying pro-arrhythmic compounds early in drug discovery, The firm is currently participating in the EPA ToxCast program and have been rated "exceptional" for their performance.

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Awards Distribution by Agency


  Jeffrey H Price -- Founder, President, CEO

  Emily Arsenault --

  Behrad Azimi -- Chief Technology Officer

  Fabio Cergnoli --

  Fabio Cerignoli --

  James Evans --

  Edward A Hunter -- Founder, Director, Chief Technology Officer

  Randy Ingermanson -- Director of Software Engineering

  Patrick M Mcdonough -- Chief Research Officer

  Martin Stuart -- Vice President of Commercial Operations

  Ross John Whittaker --

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