"We are pleased to have AMRI as the aseptic fill manufacturer of our Excellagen sterile easy-to-use, pre-filled syringes," stated Christopher J. Reinhard, Chairman and CEO of Cardium. "We look forward to an ongoing and collaborative relationship with AMRI as we continue to introduce Excellagen to the U.S. market."AMRI's commitment to quality has been enhanced by the recent addition of key personnel at the AMRI Burlington site, including the recent hire of Thomas McGrath, Director of Quality for Aseptic Services. In addition, AMRI SMARTSOURCING ™, an approach to providing services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries focused on better customer outcomes, reaffirms AMRI's commitment to customer value and ensures customers will have access to high quality scientific performance and experienced project management with the accountability of delivering results in a cost-competitive manner at all stages of the product pipeline. About AMRI Albany Molecular Research, Inc. (AMRI) is a global contract research and manufacturing organization offering customers fully integrated drug discovery, development, and manufacturing services. For over 21 years AMRI has demonstrated its adaptability as the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries have undergone tremendous change in response to multiple challenges. This experience, a track record of success and locations in the United States, Europe and Asia now provides our customers with SMARTSOURCING™, a full range of value-added opportunities providing customers informed decision-making, enhanced efficiency and more successful outcomes at all stages of the pipeline. AMRI has also successfully partnered R&D programs and is actively seeking to out-license its remaining programs for further development. AMRI Burlington offers clients innovative aseptic formulation and filling services for pre-clinical through small-volume, commercial-scale production of liquid-filled parenterals, biologics and medical devices in vials, syringes and other custom containers.