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Metrion Biosciences is a specialist ion channel contract research organisation providing drug discovery services to pharmaceutical and bioscience customers worldwide.

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Metrion invests in new HTS capability and expanded facilities

30 November 2022 

Metrion announces the launch of its High Throughput Screening (HTS) capability, as well as the expansion of its state-of-the-art lab and office facilities. Scott Maidment has been appointed as Head of HTS to lead the new service.

Metrion and The KCNC1 Foundation collaborate on development of new ion channel modulators for ultra-rare genetic disorder 

7 December 2022

Metrion and The KCNC1 Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on the development of a treatment for an ultra rare genetic disorder, today announced a collaboration to progress a hit identification research project for small molecule modulators of the potassium ion channel Kv3.1, targeting KCNC1-related disorders.

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Metrion Biosciences’ high throughput screening (HTS) overview

6th March 2023

Here we share a short video introducing Metrion’s expanded high throughput screening capabilities. To learn more, or to request a quote, please email


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Upcoming Events

Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

March 19th  – March 22nd

Metrion Biosciences Chief Commercial Officer, Nick Foster and Senior Scientist II Ray Tang will be attending the conference and will be at booth number 1545. To arrange a meeting with our delegates please email:

The three-day ToxExpo—taking place from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, March 20–22, 2023—features companies and organizations that support toxicologists and the toxicology community. Exhibitors include research organizations, government agencies, laboratory suppliers, drug developers, consulting firms, and academic institutions.


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7th RSC – BMCS / SCI Symposium on Ion Channels as Therapeutic Targets 2023

March 27th -March 28th

Metrion Biosciences is sponsoring and attending the 7th RSC-BMCS / SCI Symposium on Ion Channels as Therapeutic Targets, taking place on 27th and 28th March 2023 at the Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge.

Metrion’s Dr Alexandra Pinggera will be presenting at this meeting and if you would to meet with her please email

Metrion will have a booth at the event and we would be delighted if you would stop by to say hello to our Chief Commercial Officer, Nick Foster and Sales and Marketing Manager, Sophie Rose.

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