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Industry Expertise

The strength of OBL is our people. Our founding members, a group of seasoned chemists, possess over 40 combined years of bioanalytical experience in small molecule method development, validation, and sample analysis with success in developing LC-MS/MS methods for complex assays and matrices. 

Management Team

Shadia Hanna, BS is a well-respected Principal Investigator and Laboratory Manager with 15 years in FDA GMP and GLP regulated laboratories. As the Site Director of Origin Bioanalytical Laboratory, she has superior managerial expertise in the bioanalysis field for contract laboratory organizations. Shadia has a strong background as a Quality Control Chemist and Quality Assurance Auditor prior to advancing into laboratory management positions. She managed the overall success from method development through production for multiple FDA approved medications by providing reliable TK/PK data for clients to submit their drugs for approval. Shadia also managed all client interactions while overseeing all laboratory activities and finances. Shadia holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Villanova University.

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Lee Hamm, BSc is an experienced Senior Scientist with 19 years in FDA GMP/GLP regulated laboratories. As the Scientific Director of Origin Bioanalytical Laboratory, he brings a broad expertise in manufacturing processes and analytical method development for analysis of large and small molecule therapeutics for the pharmaceutical industry. Lee specializes in the development of extraction and quantitative bioanalytical LC-MS/MS methods of small molecule and peptide therapeutics from ocular tissues. He has publications based on his research and a decade of analytical method development for bioanalytical CROs. Over his career spanning Canada and the US, Lee has worked for several pharmaceutical manufacturing companies developing and validating processes and analytical methods for analysis of Intermediate, API and drug products.  Lee has a Diploma in Applied Chemistry and Biochemistry from Camosun College in Victoria, British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia.

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