RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – September 1, 2004 – Quintiles Transnational Corp. today announced that its pharmaceutical sciences division in Kansas City, Mo., has received a 2004 Lilly Global Supplier Award from Eli Lilly and Company. Quintiles is one of 11 Lilly suppliers to be honored this year.

The award was presented to Quintiles representatives on August 5, 2004, at the Lilly Corporate Center in Indianapolis. Awards are based on delivery of exemplary quality, speed, service and/or cost reduction.

Mike Baltezor, Senior Vice President and site head for the Kansas City facility, said, "We are truly honored to be recognized by Lilly, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the world. We value our relationships with customers because it is our job to help them succeed. We couldn't be happier to receive this award."

About Quintiles Pharmaceutical Sciences

Quintiles Pharmaceutical Sciences offers a full range of custom-designed, global development services provided by highly skilled specialists. Solutions are tailored to customers' exact needs, with the overriding objective of accelerating commercial success. Services include analytical chemistry, formulation, manufacturing and stability testing.

About Quintiles

Quintiles helps improve healthcare worldwide by providing a broad range of professional services, information and partnering solutions to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and healthcare industries. Headquartered near Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, Quintiles has offices in 50 countries and is the world's leading pharmaceutical services organization. For more information visit the company's Web site at