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Company Overview of Southern Research Institute, Inc.

Company Overview

Southern Research Institute, Inc. provides contract research services in the areas of drug discovery, preclinical drug development, advanced engineering, and environmental protection. It offers preclinical drug development and clinical trial support services, such as basic research and target identification, lead discovery and optimization, preclinical drug development, and clinical trial support services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The company also provides engineering research services in advanced materials and structures, stabilized gimbal systems, systems and engineering and integration; and airborne sensor design, fabrication, and integration. In addition, it offers ...

2000 Ninth Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35205-5305

United States

Founded in 1941





Key Executives for Southern Research Institute, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President and General Counsel
Director of Emerging Pathogens Research Department
Head of Drug Discovery Team
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Southern Research Institute, Inc. Key Developments

Southern Research Institute Wins $174.47 Million Federal Contract

Southern Research Institute won a $174.47 million federal contract from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department's National Institutes of Health for support services for the pharmacology and toxicology for therapeutics program.

Southern Research Hires Greg Furrow as Vice President of Quality and Compliance

Southern Research announced the hiring of Greg Furrow as Vice President of Quality and Compliance. As vice president, Furrow joins the executive team, and in addition to overseeing quality and regulatory compliance, will have oversight of environmental health and safety (EH&S) standards across all of Southern Research. Prior to joining Southern Research, Furrow served as Vice President of Quality and Regulatory Compliance at WIL Research, where he was responsible for all areas of compliance and EH&S across six laboratories in the United States, France and the Netherlands. Furrow is also a board member and past-president of the Society of Quality Assurance (SQA), and is active in the quality assurance community globally.

Southern Research Hires Jim Pannucci to Lead Infectious Disease Research

Infectious disease research veteran Jim Pannucci, Ph.D., has joined Southern Research as senior director for infectious disease research, the focus area within the organization's Drug Development division. In this new role, Pannucci will direct a diverse team focused on developing vaccines and conducting ground-breaking research on a number of high-profile diseases, including HIV/AIDS, influenza, and mosquito-borne viruses such as Zika, chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever. Last month, the team received a National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases contract to develop a non-human primate model for Zika drug candidate analysis. Pannucci joins Southern Research with 24 years of life science industry experience. He previously served as vice president and Life Sciences division manager at Reston, Virginia-based Leidos. Pannucci will work in Southern Research'sFrederick office.

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