Safety Assessment

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 our work must continue for the patients who are waiting for new therapies. That’s why our global network is prepared and equipped. The Safety Assessment team is working together to prioritize all research on COVID-19 and our global footprint and deep scientific network can help your development plans to remain on track regardless of the challenges you are facing.

From complete IND-enabling programs to stand-alone assessments, our Safety Assessment team provides a full range of in vivo and in vitro testing services and regulatory support to comply with worldwide regulatory restrictions for the nonclinical development of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and animal health products as well as chemicals, agrochemicals, and biocides. Our scientific and regulatory staff work with clients to develop and execute individual studies or customized testing programs to ensure that drug safety and efficacy assessments are conducted in the most efficient manner. 

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With continual improvement of our global research processes, exceptionally high standards for our scientific teams, and our state-of-the-art preclinical facilities, we're focused on expediting research programs, drug discovery/lead candidate selection, and preclinical drug development through our Global Process Adoption Initiative. Click on the icons below to browse our services.


Society of Toxicology (SOT) 59th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo Resources

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 our work must continue for the patients who are waiting for new therapies. That’s why our global network is prepared and equipped to help you reach your goals. SOT 2020 may have been cancelled, but scientific progress continues. Keep learning with our rich collection of poster downloads and recordings, and all new webinar content.

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Webinar Series: Are You Ready for the Digital Pathology Revolution?

In our new webinar series, you’ll hear from Charles River toxicologic pathologists and scientists who are using digital pathology applications to advance discovery research and safety assessment. Over the course of three presentations, you’ll discover platforms, learn best practices, and put a plan in place to harness the power of digital analysis in your preclinical programs.

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Interchangeability of Southeast Asian Sourced Large Animals and Managing Supply

When you work with a CRO, you shouldn’t have to worry about the sourcing of animals on study. In our latest webinar, our experts discuss the origins and traits of large animals and share how Charles River works to maintain a steady supply to support your development programs. Log into The Source to view the recording.

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