A producer of diagnostic test kits for the biotechnology industry has appointed a new technical director.
Boldon-based business Immunodiagnostic Systems (IDS) has appointed Dr Martha Louise Garrity, 46, to the board.
Dr Garrity, who has relocated from her base in Southern California, said: "The creative environment at IDS, together with the ability to network with my colleagues and collaborating companies worldwide, provides an exciting opportunity for the introduction of new technologies and new products."
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