Medpace provides customized, high quality central laboratory services to pharmaceutical and biotech clinical development.
For over 12 years Medpace’s central laboratory has been offering full-service global central laboratory support for Phase I-IV clinical trials. Our clients range from small biotech, to mid-sized pharma, to multinational large pharmaceutical companies. Having worked on some of the most complex and largest clinical trials in the world, we have the expertise and experience to deliver on your clinical projects.
Medpace’s laboratories have the global reach and capability to conduct studies, assist with regulatory requirements, and deliver custom solutions specific to your needs. Medpace’s laboratories, have the advantage to deliver services directly to any Sponsor or CRO as well as providing services in collaboration with Medpace’s CRO and the Medpace team of experts.
Medpace has global full-service central laboratory operations in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Leuven, Belgium; Singapore; and Beijing, China. All of Medpace’s central labs are wholly owned, purpose built, with state-of-the-art infrastructure. All four labs have the same testing instrumentation, follow global operating procedures, and utilize a single laboratory information system, ensuring perfect harmonization of global data.
It’s about more than just collecting data. It’s about collecting the right data. Medpace provides scientific and technical expertise, “Best in Class” technologies, a robust test menu, and quality driven data delivered on time, which results in industry leading customer service and response.
What differentiates Medpace from other central lab providers
Medpace offers these competitive advantages to our clients:
At Medpace we understand that our clients R&D pipelines are founded on innovation and science, and we appreciate that the nature of these projects is highly technical and requires the experience, reputation and therapeutic knowledge of key scientists. At Medpace we have assembled a fully integrated scientific, technical, and operational team which we believe can deliver a best in class solution.
Global team of hands-on laboratory PhDs that are committed to active engagement throughout the entire clinical development of a drug with your study team.
Support of the expertise of Medpace’s medical affairs teams.
Anatomic/molecular pathology partner, integrated both operationally and scientifically with the Medpace team, providing access to the expertise of their pathologists and technical staff.
Expert advice and input regarding study design, test selection, and method validation protocols.
Stable and Experienced Team:
A stable and experience team facilitates high quality and efficiently run studies that minimizes issues, reduces study costs, and ensures study timelines are met.
Project Management team is structured to minimize errors, shorten timelines, and maintain an active and consistent dialogue with our clients’ operational teams. Medpace’s unique approach to Project Management is to keep the same dedicated PM team throughout the life cycle of the entire study, and clinical development program, including study start-up, maintenance, and database lock/closeout.
At Medpace, the Project Manager will be your main point of contact and will manage the study from beginning to end. Low Project Manager turnover ensures the Project Manager that starts your study will finish your study.
Experienced Laboratory Staff: a large number of laboratory staff, including senior management, has over 25 years of experience in central laboratory operations, allowing studies to run smoothly and provide high quality data for your study.
Experienced Global Logistics: Medpace’s logistics senior management has over 20 years of experience in the central laboratory industry, providing the study team unparalleled support, including knowledge of global import/export regulations.
Customizable and Flexible Services:
Medpace understands that each of our sponsor’s studies is unique and has its own challenges. Our clients tell us what distinguishes Medpace from other global central labs is how we customize each study to meet our client’s study requirements. Customer service and flexibility are key, and Medpace’s culture is founded on science, quality and innovation.
Quick study set up: Leading the central lab industry in study setup timelines, Medpace will have studies set up and initial supplies to sites within an industry leading 5-7 weeks of the final protocol becoming available. This facilitates studies starting on time.
Study is completely customizable if necessary, including test methodology/reference ranges, notable and critical lab alerts, blinding/flagging of results, special lab report requirements, and data transfer formats and frequency.
Clinical sites enjoy working with Medpace’s central lab. Medpace receives 98.8% positive responses to a voluntary satisfaction survey conducted at the end of each study. The sites know the Medpace staff, and due to Medpace’s stable team, develop long lasting working relationships. These good relationships with sites result in effective communication, quick query resolutions, and ultimately good data for the studies.
Same day kit resupplies. In addition to the quick delivery of the initial supplies to sites at the study start, Medpace fulfills kit resupply orders within 24 hours of request leading to satisfied sites, and keeping study timelines.
Committed Partner with Strategic View:
Medpace provides ongoing investment in people, facilities, technical capabilities, and continued enhancements of our current IT system to support the unique needs of each clinical development program.
Right size project management and program governance.
Ongoing development of ClinTrak® Lab web-based portal. This helps sites and key clinical teams by quickly providing them relevant information that they need for decisive actions.