BASi has entered into a Preferred Provider Agreement with NJ-based Pharmasset, Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company specializing in novel drugs to treat viral infections, to provide preclinical services for pre-IND and post-IND activities. The agreement includes exclusive toxicology services as well as pharmaceutical analysis and bioanalytical services as needed.
BASi president and chief executive officer Anthony S. Chilton, Ph.D., said, "The agreement between Pharmasset and BASi is an important strategy and commitment for both companies. It represents a significant step in BASi's strategy to work closely with our partners in the pharmaceutical industry. We look forward to developing our relationship and continuing to contribute to the successful development of Pharmasset's future medicines."