Discovery Services

In this unprecedented climate of change and uncertainty, we in the research community are faced with all new challenges. Now more than ever, we know your work must continue for the patients who are waiting for new therapies. Our Discovery team is prepared and can enable that research to remain on track regardless of the challenges you are facing.

Discovering and characterizing novel drug candidates for preclinical development depends on innovative and reliable science. Our unique combination of integrated, multidisciplinary drug discovery expertise and unparalleled scope of capabilities in targets, platforms, and therapeutic areas allow us to deliver depth and breadth in science with data and insight you can trust to progress your drug discovery programs. View All Discovery Services and Facilities

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Neuroscience 2019: Dare to enter the new era of neuroscience drug discovery

Discover new approaches and technologies to fuel your next neuroscience discovery. Check out our scientific posters from Neuroscience 2019.

Download the Posters

Download our posters from the Society for Neuroscience 2019 annual meeting


It is important to understand the key role that drug metabolism and drug-drug interactions play in the efficacy and safety elements of the drug discovery and development process. Charles River helps clients identify the metabolic pathways, potential interactions and routes of elimination of their compound at an early stage.

Learn about DMPk/ADME

DMPK/ADME scientist working on mass balance study, which provides key information in a variety of species to describe the rate and routes of elimination