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Metrohm USA Announces Partnership with University of Maryland
Metrohm USA and the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy have recently formed a mutually beneficial partnership.
The alliance will bring state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and software to the School to be used by students and faculty in a variety of disciplines. The presence of Metrohm at the School of Pharmacy will foster collaboration between Metrohm scientists and the renowned research and education leaders at the School. Collaborative work is already under way in the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Hoag, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
“I am very excited to be working with Metrohm USA. This is a great opportunity for us to learn from each other,” says Hoag. “This is a win-win for Metrohm and the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy” adds Ed Colihan, President and CEO of Metrohm USA. “Through this collaboration, we are able to work closely with the best and brightest in multiple fields, which allows us to discover new applications for our lab and process NIR spectrometers and other instrumentation.”
Additionally, Metrohm USA will sponsor an annual $1,000 competitive travel grant to support School of Pharmacy students who are accepted to present their research at national or international scientific conferences. Scientists from Metrohm USA will also participate as guest speakers and instructors for the School of Pharmacy’s biannual Tablets & Capsules Hands-On Short Course,at which attendees receive an overview of the manufacturing of multiparticulate beads, capsules, and tablets through lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions.
Metrohm is one of the world’s most trusted manufacturers of high-precision instruments for chemical analysis. Metrohm was founded in 1943 by engineer Bertold Suhner in Herisau, Switzerland. Today, Metrohm is present in more than 80 countries including the USA. Metrohm offers a complete line of analytical laboratory and process systems for titration, ion chromatography, electrochemistry and spectroscopy. From routine moisture analysis to sophisticated anion and cation quantification, Metrohm works with their customers to develop methods and configure the optimum system both in the lab and in-process. Metrohm provides systems that find solutions.
About the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, founded in 1841, is the fourth oldest School of Pharmacy in the nation. The School is one of seven professional schools and a graduate school located at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, a thriving center for life sciences research and community service. Through its education, research, and service programs, the School of Pharmacy strives to improve the health and well-being of society by aiding in the discovery, development, and use of medicines.
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