Skip to main content

KGK Synergize Inc., annouces the appointment of CSO, Dr. Penny Costello.

Tuesday, January 27, 2004 - 00:00


LONDON, ON, January 27, 2004 – KGK Synergize Inc. (KGK), a contract research organization providing research services to the nutraceutical and functional food industry, welcomes Dr. Penny Costello to their research team as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO), to further enhance its capabilities and expertise.
Dr. Costello brings to KGK a wide range of research expertise in the field of angiogenesis including biochemical assays, cell-based assays, in vivo models, immunohistochemical techniques, allograft and xenograft tumor models.
Dr. Costello has had experience both in academic and corporate settings, most recently holding the position of Associate Director at Kinetek Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Vancouver, B.C. With the addition of Dr. Costello, we are able to expand our services currently offered to the client,” states Ms. Najla Guthrie, President & CEO of KGK. Dr. Costello will be responsible for providing strong leadership for all scientific initiatives at KGK Synergize, for both Research & Development and Contract Research divisions.

“Dr. Costello will be instrumental in advancing KGK’s pipeline of products to market, and offering superior scientific studies to our growing clientele,” states Guthrie, “We are very excited to have her on board at such a crucial time, as KGK continues to establish itself as a leader in nutraceutical research.”
For further information on KGK Synergize Inc., contact Kristen Reynolds at 519-438-9374 or
About KGK Synergize Inc.:
KGK Synergize Inc. has been built on a solid scientific research foundation. Owned and operated by internationally renowned scientists in the field of nutraceuticals and functional foods, KGK brings a unique level of understanding, service and commitment to contract research that is unparalleled.
Offering a wide range of services from pre-clinical studies to clinical trials, KGK provides full research services with tremendous time and financial efficiency, having in-house labs, a product development division, and a location that provides access to some of North America’s best facilities and staff. Visit their website at

This is how I can help.

Ashley Conyngham

Ashley Conyngham

Director, Marketing and Communications

  • I can share your local business news & events
  • Promote your tech or manufacturing jobs 
  • Collaborate with you on your industry event
  • Help your business reach new audiences
  • Provide communications support for your SME

This is how i can help