Today it is very common to include biomarker analysis in clinical protocols. Biomarkers are being used to develop new targeted drugs in different therapeutic areas, such as oncology, metabolic, cardiovascular, and others.
Sponsors and CROs must look carefully when choosing clinical research sites to conduct their studies and also, see if they have all they need to take care of all the biomarker sample logistics. This includes laboratory kit management, blood and tissue sample management, storing and sending the samples in adequate conditions and in time for proper analysis.
At Althian, we have IATA certified staff and established procedures for sample management. We also have adequate facilities and certified refrigerator and freezer to store samples. Contact us for further information and we will gladly provide it to you.