Taconic Biosciences names Nomura Siam as distributor in India for all Taconic animal models

RENSSELAER, New York, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Taconic Biosciences, one of the world’s leaders in animal model solutions for drug development, has named Nomura Siam International Co., Ltd (NSI) as an established distributor of experimental animals and related products. , as its preferred distributor in India.

India is making a significant contribution to the global production of medicines and vaccines, and its pharmaceutical and biotechnology research and development is expected to see real growth over the next decade. To support this, Indian scientists need advanced mouse and rat models for pharmacological studies and assessment of drug toxicology and safety. Research in all therapeutic areas requires genetically modified models (GMMs). In addition, mice with humanized immune systems are essential for immunooncology and other applications.

Taconic’s portfolio includes nearly 4,700 mouse and rat models, including widespread standard strains, immunodeficient models, and proprietary MGMs. Taconic is also one of the world leaders in the generation of mice with humanized immune systems. Taconic’s industry-leading quality systems, genetic integrity, and globally harmonized animal health standards promote the reproducibility of research, while its flexible licensing approach reduces barriers to access to valuable GMMs.

Based in Thailand, NSI is known for its focus on quality and customer service. The company’s new agreement with Taconic significantly increases access to MGMs for preclinical researchers in India and enables NSI to offer this market a complete suite of solutions.

“So far, the range and availability of rodent models has been somewhat limited in India. We are confident that this partnership will give India’s growing pharmaceutical industry access to the most sophisticated, high-quality animal models available globally,” says Dr. Michael Seiler, Vice President of Commercial Products at Taconic. “We truly believe that this partnership will help Taconic in its desire to accelerate vital new treatments for the global community. »

“Taconic’s portfolio of sophisticated mouse models fills a huge gap in the Indian market,” commented Taiichiro Kamiya, president of NSI. “Through our frequent sharing of information and improvement of the logistics process, we will give Indian users faster and easier access to MGMs.”

To learn more about Taconic’s full line of animal model solutions, please call 1-888-TACONIC (888-822-6642) in the US, +45 70 23 04 05 in Europe, or email info@taconic.com .

About Taconic Biosciences, Inc.

Taconic Biosciences is a fully licensed global leader in genetically engineered rodent models and services. Founded in 1952, Taconic offers the best animal solutions so customers can acquire, customize, generate, breed, precondition, test and distribute valuable research models worldwide. Taconic specializes in genetically modified mouse and rat models, microbiome, mouse models for immunooncology and integrated model design and breeding services. supply animal models almost anywhere in the world.

About Nomura Siam International Co. Ltd. (NSI)

Nomura Siam International Co. Ltd., located in Bangkok, Thailand, was established in 2012 by CLEA Japan, Inc. and Nomura Jimusho, Inc. as a comprehensive supplier in experimental animals. As a single service provider, NSI not only markets experimental animals, but also manages a wide range of related products, including equipment for animal husbandry, experiments and environmental enrichment, as well as preclinical research consulting services and design of experimental animal sites.

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