Bioanalytical lab overview

PPD® Laboratory Services, Bioanalytical Lab

Bring your compound to market quickly and efficiently with an experienced partner

In today’s ever-evolving scientific landscape, it’s important for drug developers to stay ahead of and leverage the latest tools and techniques. It is essential to collaborate with a reliable partner who possesses scientific expertise and incorporates cutting-edge technology into your bioanalytical studies, from non-proprietary assays and biosimilars to cell and gene therapies.

Over the past 30 years, our bioanalytical lab has helped bring thousands of compounds to market by employing the most technologically advanced systems to develop assays and applying them to clinical trial samples across every stage of drug development.

PPD Laboratory services deliver fast, precise and reliable results while ensuring regulatory compliance. With us, you can confidently embrace scientific advancements and achieve your bioanalytical goals.

Thought Leadership

Strategies to Improve Comparability Assessments Across Bioanalytical Data for Biosimilar Studies

Experience and capabilities

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Scientists across bioanalytical, biomarker and vaccine specialties

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Validated methods

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Square feet of lab space globally

We continuously seek innovative ways to push the boundaries of the bioanalytical laboratory services industry, always aiming to provide you with the best possible results. We have significant bioanalytical experience working with:

  • Small molecules
  • Biologics
  • Vaccines
  • Biomarkers
  • Cell and gene therapies
  • Biosimilars

We are at the forefront of biologics LC-MS innovation, and our clients benefit from our advancements in analyte isolation, detection and measurement. We have extensive experience working with complex molecules such as oligonucleotides, monoclonal antibodies and protein biotherapeutics.


Supported 25 different biosimilar products (including 11 of the first 12 ever approved)

With our extensive inventory of state-of-the-art instrumentation, we have the capability to address all your bioanalytical laboratory testing needs under one roof. This means you can rely on us as your trusted single provider, streamlining the process and ensuring efficient and accurate results. Our capabilities span a wide variety of technologies and therapeutic areas:

  • Immunochemistry
  • Chromatography
  • Cell-based assays
  • Flow cytometry
  • Molecular genomics
  • Biostatistics
  • ADC development
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Our teams analyze over 90,000 samples across 250+ different protocols each month

Our team also has more than 30 years of experience in bioanalytical veterinary testing. Our bioanalytical lab’s veterinary pharmaceutical services include customized/proprietary assays, discovery analysis studies for final product specifications, and sample analysis planning, which enable us to streamline the pre-concurrence process.

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People-driven approach

Our people are at the heart of our bioanalytical solutions. Our experienced scientists specialize in bioanalytical testing for drug and biologics development. With an experienced lab management team, we bring unmatched expertise and longevity to every project.

Our bioanalytical lab leverages the expertise of our leaders, managers and scientists to meet your requirements for accurate, timely and high-quality results. Our clients benefit from:

  • Our technical, cross-discipline know-how and effective solutions to complex analytical challenges.
  • Consultation and guidance on procedures/methods to obtain the best data to meet specific program goals.
  • Proven track record of regulatory compliance in GLP and GCLP, as well as an in-depth understanding of current regulatory guidance.
  • Full biostatistical support for assay development, qualification and validation, and cut-point analysis for biologics.
  • Our project managers, with 10+ years of extensive bioanalytical experience, who support your organization. These specialists serve as a dedicated liaison between your team and the rest of the PPD team, ensuring seamless communication and collaboration throughout the project.