PPD® Laboratory Services

Comprehensive laboratory services that help drive drug development programs forward

Pharmaceutical and biotech companies strive to make faster and more informed decisions about their compounds to accelerate the delivery of life-changing therapies without compromising safety and efficacy. This need is present with companies developing small molecules, biologics, vaccines and cell and gene therapies. PPD® Laboratory services support pharmaceutical development for companies of any size. Leveraging our extensive capabilities and scientific expertise, we deliver outstanding project management and provide high-quality data that meet regulatory requirements.

Our global network of laboratories combines a dynamic, innovative approach with award-winning technologies to accelerate clinical trial performance and regulatory success.

Helping deliver life-changing therapies to patients in need through laboratory services

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Our innovative approach

Our award-winning Preclarus lab solutions centralize and integrate data across our labs to guide, accelerate and advance your development efforts. Preclarus is more than just a suite of databases, portals and dashboards — it is an invaluable resource to optimize your study while ensuring quality.

  • Access to real-time, study-wide data 24/7 for our labs, clinical sites and your project teams
  • Up to 80% reduction in queries per visit with the Preclarus investigator site portal
  • Sample visibility and complete chain of custody starting at the time of collection

Our labs leverage the latest automation technology to increase sample throughput and data quality, enabling us to scale efficiently and effectively. We rely on our extensive analytical capabilities and data solutions that span a wide range of modalities and a robust suite of knowledge to accelerate and advance your development efforts.

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Pharmaceutical development projects in the past five years

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Different compounds analyzed

We have successfully supported the top 50 pharmaceutical companies and more than 750 biotechs, spanning 2,700 clinical trials across 100+ countries in the last 5 years.
We have helped develop all of the top 20 cancer drugs, 19 of the top 20 biologics, and 16 of the top 20 generics.

Our integrated laboratories

PPD Laboratory services support clinical trials on global, national, regional and local levels. Our ongoing growth initiatives in all locations focus on continually expanding our worldwide footprint to support your needs.

Our laboratory network spans bioanalytical, biomarker, GMP, vaccine sciences and central lab to provide integrated support for clinical trials.

Our built-in integration across laboratories helps ensure a seamless transition of technologies and assays, and increases clinical trial and drug development efficiency.

Surpassed a million square feet (93,000 sq meters) and continuing to grow

People driven solutions

PPD Laboratory services keep people at the heart of everything we do by investing in our staff, fostering strong relationships with our customers and driving initiatives to benefit patients. We were the first contract lab to offer alternative resource solutions for our clients’ evolving needs, customizing solutions to fit the specific requirements of each project.  

  • Acting as an extension to your team, our flexible delivery models adapt to your specific needs and strategic goals. We actively collaborate and consult to build on the approaches you prefer and co-create the ideal solutions aligned with your goals.  
  • We prioritize developing staff knowledge and skill sets, resulting in a highly experienced workforce with deep expertise in laboratory services for pharmaceutical development. 
  • Our proactive, dynamic approach to lab services and pharmaceutical development helps us anticipate challenges and stay at the forefront of industry trends. 

We lead the industry with an extensive network of laboratories, flexible partnership models and a forward-thinking approach to transform your laboratory strategy and advance your development program. We help simplify the clinical trial process, provide ample laboratory facilities, scientific expertise, and staffing to advance your clinical development, and ensure speed to market. 

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