Frontage is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Luca C. Matassa to the position of Vice President, Bioanalytical Operations & Client Services
Frontage Laboratories, a leading quality drug development partner for many of the world’s best pharmaceutical, biotechnology & biologics companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Luca C. Matassa to the position of Vice President, Bioanalytical Operations & Client Services, Frontage Laboratories Exton, Pa. “Adding Dr. Matassa’s extensive bioanalytical knowledge, vision, leadership and process improvement experience to Frontages present and future capabilities is a winning partnership for success for our organization and our clients.
Dr. Matassa joins Frontage with over twenty-five years of scientific, operations, process improvement and business experience in bioanalysis in the Contract Research Organization (CRO) industry and in Drug Development in the pharmaceutical company, which will be a great addition to the currently growing bioanalytical and Biologics team in Frontage”, John Lin, EVP, Bioanalytical and Biologics at Frontage commented.
Since 2014, Dr Matassa served as VP of Bioanalytical & then VP of Process Development at QPS, LLC De.
From 2010 to 2013, Dr Matassa served as a Consultant at Eisai Inc. in Woodcliff Lake NJ in Clinical Bioanalytical study outsourcing as well as Senior Lab Director at Alta-Intertek, EDH Ca. Luca was at Tandem Labs from 2004 to 2010, initially in the role of Bioanalytical Lab Director in Salt Lake City, Utah, then as General Manager of Tandem Labs Bioanalytical Operations West Trenton, New Jersey.
He was previously responsible for the establishment and operations of a high-throughput bioanalytical laboratory for Covance Bioanalytical Services, LLC as Associate Director of Operations in Indianapolis, Indiana from 2000 to 2004. From 1989 to 2000, Dr. Matassa served in successive positions at Maxxam Analytics Inc. in Canada including Manager of the Bioanalytical Department. Dr. Matassa established the first Sciex LC/MS/MS based contract bioanalytical laboratory in Canada. During his career he has published over 50 scientific papers and posters primarily focused on bioanalytical laboratory processes and the use of LC/MS/MS for quantitative bioanalysis for both small and large molecules. Dr. Matassa earned his Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada in 1989.