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Yousaf opens IQVIA’s Livingston Genomics Lab

Humza Yousaf, the Scottish Government’s Health and Social Care Secretary has officially launched the Livingston life Sciences facility operated by Q2 Solutions, a subsidiary of IQVIA, the international human data science, digital health and clinical research leader.

The Minister performed the ceremony at the opening of the expanded Alba Campus, which includes a new genomics facility. Scottish Enterprise invested in a research and development programme which enables further innovation within the laboratory.

As Scotland’s largest life science sector employer, IQVIA said it is proud to be supporting more than 900 active clinical trials from its Q2 Solutions Laboratory in Livingston. These trials cover the entire spectrum of disease, including life changing treatments in cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and rare diseases to bring ground-breaking innovations to patients in Scotland and across the globe.

In addition, IQVIA’s investment and collaboration with Government, global scientific counterparts, and leading Scottish academics, creates the opportunity to deliver genomics-evidence based strategies for patients including individualised medication management and prescribing.

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