Industry Thought Leader Stephen Langille Joins ValSource

Stephen (“Steve”) Langille has joined ValSource as a Senior Microbiology Consultant. Steve brings nearly 20 years of high-level industry experience to the ValSource consulting team. “We are pleased to welcome Steve,” commented Chief Operating Officer Hal Baseman. “His experience with and insights into the science of sterile product manufacturing and visual inspection provide a significant benefit to the industry as it navigates the challenges of contamination control.”

Steve received his B.S. in biology from the University of Massachusetts and his Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Maryland.  For the past 19 years, Steve has worked in the Product Quality Microbiology Group in the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. He also served as the Acting Division Director of the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality’s Division on Microbiology Assessment, which oversees the review and inspection of biopharmaceutical products. Steve has delivered numerous national and international presentations related to the microbiological control of sterile and non-sterile drug products. He has worked on several USP expert committees to develop and improve compendial standards for visible and sub-visible particulate matter in injectable products. Steve can be reached at slangille@valsource.com.