Columbia, MD—(Jan. 16, 2018) – ACell, Inc. hosted a wall-breaking ceremony yesterday to mark the kick off of construction for a new state-of-the-art learning center at its Columbia, MD headquarters. ACell is partnering with Axis Research & Technologies (Irvine, CA), Howard County, and the State of Maryland to provide this new resource that will facilitate advanced training and education opportunities in the life sciences industry.
The learning center will include facilities to host on-site, hands-on programs, as well as a novel technology platform to conduct virtual training events including live-broadcasts and advanced video conferencing. The facility will be designed to meet the needs of medical device manufacturers, healthcare systems, and healthcare practitioners.
ACell plans to utilize the learning center to train its team of more than 300 employees, as well as offer professional education programs for health care practitioners in the areas of wound management and general surgery.
“This learning center and our collaboration with Axis Research & Technologies will exponentially expand ACell’s ability to train employees and customers, leveraging cutting-edge technology to reach many more people with quality educational programs,” said Patrick McBrayer, President and CEO.
“The opening of this learning center will propel ACell’s professional education programs for health care providers to the next level, putting our capabilities on par with some of the largest life sciences companies in the world,” said Bill Hrubes, Chief Compliance Officer.
The new learning center is scheduled to open July, 2018.
About ACell, Inc.
ACell, Inc. is a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of medical devices for wound management and surgical soft tissue repair. ACell is committed to becoming and remaining an innovative leader in regenerative medical technology, offering superior healing options for doctors and patients. ACell is a privately held company and operates manufacturing facilities in Columbia, MD and Lafayette, IN.