BioSoteria’s Growth Continues with 29 New Clients in 2008

BioSoteria, the leading West Coast provider of drug safety and risk management consulting and educational services, showed significant growth in 2008 with 29 new clients for the year, more than doubling the clients from 2007.

San Bruno, CA, January 08, 2009 --( BioSoteria, the leading West Coast provider of drug safety and risk management consulting and educational services, announced today that the company realized significant client growth in 2008 with 29 new clients, which represents more than a doubling of clients from 2007.

BioSoteria ( offers a variety of premarketing safety surveillance postmarketing pharmacovigilance services, including new contracts in 2008 which include but are not limited to:

Authorship of the entire Module 2 of the CTD including the ISS and ISE or an NDA submission
Safety analyses and regulatory responses to regulatory authorities for clinical holds, post NDA submissions, safety signal evaluations, and post PSUR regulatory queries
Authorship of several PSURs and other periodic safety reports
Full service safety surveillance for several clients with products in clinical development
Cumulative safety analyses of client marketed products for descriptive and safety signal detection
Data integration and authorship of a statistical analysis plan in preparation for an ISS
Infrastructure of safety departments, compliance and SOP development, and selection of safety databases
Support of end of phase 2 safety analyses and preparations for phase 3
Development of core data sheets for multiple marketed products, and DCSIs for investigational products
Advisement on establishment of an Epidemiology department to institute pharmacoepidemiology activities

In addition to the new consulting contracts, BioSoteria is pleased to announce the launch of the first of a comprehensive series of drug safety eLearning training courses through its innovative eLadderTM Safety eLearning programs. The first course is entitled “Drug and Device Development and Regulation” and can be purchased on line. Additional eLadderTM Safety courses will be released throughout 2009 on a variety of drug safety topics.

"We are pleased that many clients have sought our services and several have been repeat customers," said Sally Van Doren, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioSoteria. “We are very proud to be launching a first-of-its kind eLearning program specifically targeting drug safety topics in a course series that will offer drug safety professionals, and those interested in drug safety career track, an opportunity to learn through this innovative, cost effective, interactive program."

About BioSoteria
BioSoteria delivers high quality, innovative drug safety and risk management consultant services and educational programs to the biopharmaceutical and healthcare community.

Our Mission statement:
BioSoteria is committed to client satisfaction and to providing its clients and strategic partners with comprehensive, knowledgeable, regulatory-compliant, cost-conscious recommendations for drug and medical product safety surveillance consultant services and training. Our commitment to patient safety and public health, as well as the education of medical product safety personnel, are hallmark to our corporate values and mission. We are dedicated to increasing the numbers of qualified medical product safety personnel in academic, governmental, and industry settings through our outreach to health care professionals (e.g., nurses, pharmacists, physicians) in clinical practice and to improving the skills and competencies of existing medical product safety personnel. These are the driving principles by which we conduct business and enter into collaborations with our clients and strategic partners.

For more information about BioSoteria and their services and educational programs, please email, visit their website at, or call +1 866-660-5553 (+1 650 616 4151 outside the US).

Sally Van Doren, PharmD
President & CEO
BioSoteria, Inc.
1001 Bayhill Drive, Suite 200
San Bruno, CA 94066
1-8666605553 x010

Sally Van Doren