Ranee Taylor, Ph.D., was recently named associate director of business development for Geneuity Clinical Research Services in Maryville, which offers a wide range of specialized molecular-based laboratory testing services in support of clinical trials worldwide.
“Dr. Taylor’s considerable research background in molecular biology and human genetics combined with her experience in strategic planning and marketing within the biotechnology field will be invaluable to the future growth of Geneuity,” said Neil Quigley, Ph.D., vice president of Geneuity.
Taylor brings 14 years of experience to her new position as Geneuity’s associate director for business development. Prior to joining Geneuity, Taylor served as a research associate in the Department of Medicine at The University of Iowa and as a consultant for Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Atom Sciences in Oak Ridge.
Taylor received her doctorate in human and molecular genetics from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and completed post-doctoral training in molecular immunology at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Taylor is a cum laude graduate of Baylor University, with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She has authored and published a number of papers in molecular genetics and immunology and received several National Research Service Awards. Taylor is a member of the East Tennessee Economic Council and a past board member of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Alliance.
Geneuity, a subsidiary of Molecular Pathology Laboratory Network, Inc. (MPLN) headquartered in Maryville, offers advanced clinical trial testing in support of studies related to the safety and efficacy of experimental therapeutics and new diagnostic assays.