Trinity Consultants, Inc.® (Trinity) announces that it has acquired Toxicology Regulatory Services (TRS), a consulting firm located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The staff of TRS are experts in the specialized fields of toxicology, Good Clinical and Laboratory Practices (GCP and GLP, respectively), quality assurance, product stewardship, and U.S. and global regulatory approvals of food additives and biocides.  

Founded in 1991, TRS is led by Andrey Nikiforov, PhD (Scientific Director) and Elliott Graham, RQAP-GLP (Director of Operations and QA Consultant). Bob Sussman, Co-Managing Director of Trinity's subsidiary SafeBridge Consultants, Inc.® (SafeBridge), an occupational health and safety consulting firm to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and fine chemical industry, will lead Trinity's combined life science resources in the Eastern US and Europe. 

Commenting on the transaction, Dr. Sussman said, “Combining TRS and SafeBridge is a wonderful opportunity to provide a broader range of services to the life sciences market. Our complimentary skill sets will create the preeminent toxicology service provider to the pharmaceutical, specialty chemical, biocide, food, beverage, and flavoring industries.” 

TRS' Dr. Nikiforov noted, “Joining forces with SafeBridge is an ideal next step in the evolution of TRS. It provides our clients with access to additional resources and complimentary areas of expertise, as well as enhanced career opportunities for our staff.” 

TRS will continue to operate out of its current office in Charlottesville, Virginia expanding the physical footprint of SafeBridge's existing offices in Mountain View, California; New York City, New York; Easton and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Boston, Massachusetts; Toronto, Ontario; and London and Liverpool, England.