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Jo Goodman Joins Celerion as Vice President of Bioanalytical Services

LINCOLN, Neb.; May 7, 2024 (Business Wire) – Celerion, a leading clinical research organization, specializing in early clinical research and bioanalytical services, today announced the appointment of Jo Goodman as Vice President of Bioanalytical Services in its Lincoln, Nebraska, laboratory.

In her new role, Goodman will oversee the strategic direction and operational performance of the Lincoln bioanalytical laboratory, leveraging her extensive experience in pharmaceutical research and development to drive innovation and design and execute customized bioanalysis for clients’ needs. She will be responsible for delivering on Celerion’s bioanalytical promise of industry-leading science, stringent compliance, and speed of delivery.

With over 29 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Goodman brings a wealth of knowledge in regulated GxP and discovery bioanalysis for both in-house and outsourced activities. Prior to joining Celerion, she held positions of increasing responsibility at AstraZeneca, MedImmune, and GlaxoSmithKline. Additionally, Goodman is a recognized thought leader, having recently served as a member of the Expert Working Group (EWG) for ICH M10 Bioanalytical Guidance Development and is active in numerous non-profit industry consortia such as EBF, AAPS, and DMDG.

“We are delighted to welcome Jo Goodman to our team,” says Dr. Chad Briscoe, Celerion’s executive vice president of global bioanalytical services. “Her proven track record of leadership, globally recognized reputation, and expertise in bioanalytical services will be invaluable as we continue to expand our capabilities and provide superior solutions to our clients.”

About Celerion
Celerion, a global leader in early clinical research services, offers a unique combination of medical expertise, clinical operations experience, and scientific excellence that gives its clients the confidence to make fast, accurate decisions about their drug development path.

For over fifty years, Celerion has leveraged the latest operational concepts and technologies to execute safety/tolerability, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic studies in highly controlled clinical environments. These include first-in-human dose escalation, drug-drug interaction, cardiac safety, bioequivalence and bioavailability, metabolism, and excretion studies, as well as pharmacokinetic evaluations in patients with impaired renal or hepatic function. In addition, Celerion offers data management, biostatistics, clinical monitoring, and bioanalytical services. Our founding mission is to help our clients get their drugs to market quickly, so that they touch the lives of our family, friends, and people in need around the world. For more information, please visit

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