MRIGlobal forms new health and security unit

MRIGlobal has formed a new operating unit for global health and security. The life sciences unit will focus on drug development, biosurveillance, diagnostics and food safety for the Kansas City-based research firm. “We have decades of expertise in these areas,” CEO Michael Helmstetter said in a Monday release. “This realignment sharpens our focus on key customer needs and signals our commitment to apply integrated multidisciplinary research to global health and security issues.” more