Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

$15 million Awarded by NIH for 3-D Tissue Development

According to the NIH, during clinical trials more than 60 percent of investigational drugs fail, even if they showed promising results in pre-clinical studies on cell and animal research. In […]

Anti-fungal Testing against Candida
Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Antifungal Efficacy Testing against Candida

Today, we received a request from a hand sanitizer company for a laboratory to perform an anti-fungal efficacy study against Candida. So, what is Candida? Candida is a type of […]

Pharmaceutical Particle Size Analysis
Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

The Importance of Pharmaceutical Particle Size Analysis

Particle size analysis, also known as micromeritics, is a commonly used technique in the pharmaceutical industry. Particle size is one of the most important factors that contributes to the efficacy […]

Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Biological Purity | Potency Assays

Biological purity and potency assays are procedures used by laboratories studying medicine, pharmacology, or other biological process, to assess or measure the presence of a substance, referred to as an […]

Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Compounding Pharmacies | USP 797

Compounding pharmacies are pharmacies that create personalized medications by mixing ingredients based on a doctor’s prescription in an effort to meet a persons needs. Though compounding pharmacies lost popularity in […]

Pharmaceutical Laboratories for Drug Development
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Pharmaceutical Pharmacokinetic / Pharmacodynamic Studies

Pharmaceutical Pharmacokinetic / Pharmacodynamic Studies or PK / PD studies are techniques used in the study of pharmacology. Pharmacokinetic, commonly referred to as PK, is the study of what the body […]

Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Potency Testing of Biopharmaceuticals

Potency testing is a term used to describe the process of measuring biological activity in a product. Many methods exist to determine the potency of a biopharmaceutical such as ligand […]

Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Ligand Binding Assays (LBAs)

Ligand binding assays is an analytical procedure commonly used for large molecules, that relies on ligand molecules binding to macromolecule receptors. LBAs are used to quantify biomarkers and anti-drug antibodies. […]

Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Pharmacogenetics Testing | Precision Medicine Testing

Pharmacogenetics is a branch of science that studies how a person’s genetics influence their response to pharmaceuticals (read an entry to pharmacogenetics, here). Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs) are one of […]

Pharmaceutical Testing and Analysis

Residual DNA Testing | Host Cell DNA Analysis

Residual DNA testing, or host cell DNA analysis, is the examination of products for traces of DNA that have been unintentionally left on a product during manufacturing of biological products […]