IND-enabling Studies

Evolving market pressures are changing the focus of the drug development industry, further accelerating early phases to create late-stage pipeline growth. In this climate, it is essential to know how and when to plan the preclinical investigational new drug or IND-enabling studies that are integral to your timely and efficient IND submission.

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Your IND-enabling studies will help you submit your IND application to the FDA to move into clinical trials. The drug development process can be simplified with Charles River executing pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies’ IND programs.

Custom IND Studies

An effective IND-enabling program is designed around the type of drug you’re developing, its intended route of administration, and its clinical indication. Taking these into account, we can design a custom solution for your program and guide the steps that lead up to its implementation, e.g., the drug metabolism and pharmacokinetic evaluations that inform candidate selection.

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Drug Development Process and IND-Enabling Programs

The success of your IND program relies as much upon the planning as the execution. When you work with us, you’ll draw upon the expertise of scientists and program management professionals who hail from both discovery and development and share a deep understanding of the IND process. When combined with our comprehensive portfolio, this collaboration results in an efficient program that allows lead candidate selection to flow seamlessly into development.

Understand the IND process and learn how and when to plan your preclinical IND-enabling program with our helpful eGuide.

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IND Gantt Chart Builder

Every program is unique and your lead candidate selection should flow seamlessly into the development phase. Start planning accordingly with an estimated timeline for your IND or BLA milestones. Enter a few details, and you're receive a custom Gantt chart that will illustrate where you might need to tailor your program, and determine next steps for your product or compound.

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

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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