Endocrine and Metabolic Therapeutic Expertise

Proven Endocrine and Metabolic Experience

The need for more effective treatments for metabolic and endocrine disorders has never been greater, yet the path to development and marketing success has never been more complex. PPD provides deep and broad scientific, medical and operational development expertise to our clients — from small consulting contracts to full program planning and execution, from small studies in rare diseases to international mega trials in Type 2 diabetes. Collaborating with companies of all sizes, we provide the global resources, expertise and technologies needed to navigate the challenges along the path to a product’s optimum success.

PPD has the experience

Experience Across the Therapeutic Continuum

In the past five years, PPD has conducted more than 115 metabolic and endocrine studies at more than 7,700 protocol sites globally with more than 72,000 patients.


PPD experience by indication: Type 2, Type 1, diabetic complications, obesity and rare diseases

PPD also has partnered with clients to conduct trials in a wide range of more rare metabolic diseases, including:

  • Pompe disease
  • Fabry disease
  • Gaucher’s disease
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Acromegaly
  • Cushing's disease

In addition to our extensive diabetes treatments experience, we also partner with clients in developing therapies that address vascular and degenerative complications of diabetes, including:

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Diabetic nephropathy
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Macrovascular disease
  • Chronic inflammation
PPD Global Network

A Global Network of Talent with Deep and Broad Expertise

With PPD, clients have access to more than 1,600 endocrine/metabolic professionals and staff. They can also tap into the knowledge and expertise of our global network of 1,500+ endocrinologists and 22,600 physicians.

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PPD Solutions

Flexible and Customized Solutions to Address Your Unique Needs

At PPD, we’re committed to developing flexible and customizable solutions that fit the specific needs of clients of any size for any study in any region. We help clients prepare for success by providing strategic clinical study design planning, ranging from smaller consulting contracts to full programs.

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PPD Technology

PPD® Laboratories: Support for Endocrine/Metabolic Trials and Beyond

To ensure precision and consistency of data across multiple sites, PPD Laboratories offers comprehensive laboratory services to meet all of our clients’ laboratory needs, all in one place.

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