North American Science Associates (NAMSA) recently opened its expanded preclinical lab near Minneapolis.
It is “the biggest worldwide preclinical facility dedicated to medical medtech services,” NAMSA CEO Christophe Berthoux said in a promotional video by Medical Alley.
The facility — at 8945 Evergreen Boulevard in Coon Rapids, Minnesota — now has six cath labs and three operating rooms. The company said it added one more of each in the expansion to reduce wait times for procedures.
“We can do all sorts of different development studies for medical device manufacturers, all the way from very basic interventional procedures such as stent placement to highly complex studies” such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), NAMSA SVP of Global Laboratory Operations Lisa Olson said in the video.
Toledo, Ohio-based NAMSA also expanded the facility’s lobby, break room, and locker space.
NAMSA announced the expansio…