Thomas Covey and Richard King to Present Jack Henion with CPSA 2011 Distinguished Analytical Scientist Award

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ITHACA, NY – September 29, 2011 – Advion BioSciences, Inc., a leading life sciences systems and consumables developer, and one of North America’s largest bioanalytical CROs, announces that Dr. Jack Henion, co-founder, chief scientific officer, and chairman of Advion, will be honored with the 2011 Distinguished Analytical Scientist Award (DASA) on October 5 during the 14th Annual Symposium on Chemical & Pharmaceutical Structure Analysis (CPSA 2011).

Thomas Covey, principal scientist of AB SCIEX and 2008 DASA recipient, and Richard King, co-founder and laboratory director of PharmaCadence Analytical Services and 2006 DASA recipient, will present the Award to Dr. Henion prior to his lecture entitled, A Scientific Adventure—LC/MS: From Academia to Entrepreneurship. The CPSA promotes awareness for the analytical sciences by awarding the DASA to a scientist who is recognized by his or her peers to demonstrate a sustained record of analytical innovation and contribution while actively participating in external meetings and publishing.

Dr. Henion is an internationally recognized leader in the field of MS and LC/MS. He is credited with nine patents and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals. In addition to his work at Advion, Dr. Henion managed a major research laboratory at Cornell University, where he served as a professor of toxicology for more than 24 years and is now Emeritus Professor of Analytical Toxicology. Under his leadership and vision, Advion has established itself as one of the largest and most respected bioanalytical contract laboratories in North America and a leader in chip-based nanoelectrospray mass spectrometry.

About Advion BioSciences, Inc.
Advion is the partner of choice for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and research customers requiring scientific excellence in their contract bioanalytical services, infusion and chemistry products. Our deep scientific expertise enables us to provide a portfolio of nanoelectrospray and flow-chemistry instruments as well as bioanalytical services characterized by scientific excellence, quality, flexibility, and regulatory compliance. More about the company can be found at

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Amy Boardman
Manager of Corporate Marketing Communications
Advion BioSciences, Inc.
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