Biomedical Systems Expands Pulmonary Expertise Adding Dr. Wilfried De Backer

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biomedical Systems, the pioneers of centralized pulmonary function testing, is pleased to announce the expansion of our Scientific Affairs team. Wilfried De Backer, MD, PhD, has joined Biomedical Systems as a Pulmonary Consultant.

With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. De Backer is recognized globally for his extensive expertise in pulmonary and respiratory medicine. He is the Director of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Dr. De Backer has served for nearly three decades as a member of the European Respiratory Society, where he has held the positions of Secretary and Chair of the Working Group on Control of Breathing, later Sleep. He holds the position as Chair High Council Commission of Medical Education in Belgium and currently is the pulmonary expert for the European Medicine Agency.

Dr. De Backer's research contributions include the areas of control of breathing, acute lung injury, sleep and breathing, functional diagnostics, and toxicology of inhaled particles. An acknowledged expert in the field of pulmonary diagnostics, he has published over 200 articles and is a frequent industry speaker.

With his extensive history of medical expertise in pulmonary and respiratory medicine, Dr. De Backer will be a valuable resource to Biomedical Systems' clients around the world.

About Biomedical Systems

Biomedical Systems is a premier global provider of centralized diagnostic services.

Founded in 1975, Biomedical Systems has grown to be a leading clinical trial provider to pharmaceutical, medical device, biotech, and contract research organizations (CROs). Our comprehensive clinical trial solutions include cardiac safety, pulmonary function, imaging, electronic clinical outcome assessment (eCOA), and scientific affairs. Biomedical Systems' corporate headquarters is located in St. Louis, Missouri. Our European headquarters is located in Brussels, Belgium with supporting offices in Japan, India and China.

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