• 2017 Oct, Featured Member of the month: APS

    Contact Information:
    Scott Barnhill,
    Business Development Executive 
    American Preclinical Services, LLC
    8945 Evergreen Blvd.
    Minneapolis, MN 55433
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    The APS Preclinical Program:
    Your Path to Success 
    Finding a reliable partner in the preclinical CRO space can be challenging. In the early stages of product development, having a partner you can trust and rely on is of paramount importance.
    Welcome to American Preclinical Services. APS is an AAALAC and ISO17025 accredited, USDA registered and GLP compliant preclinical center of excellence located in Minneapolis, MN.

    At APS, we have developed a comprehensive Powerful Preclinical Program to assist companies in meeting their R&D goals. The APS Preclinical Program includes regulatory, biocompatibility, interventional medical device, surgical medical device, analytical, physician training, bioskills, pathology, pharmacology, and toxicology services. With this breadth of services under one roof, APS can advance your programs in all aspects of your product’s preclinical requirements. APS is adept at tailoring a Preclinical Program to fit your goals, with you and your team having direct collaborative control over study conduct and reporting timelines.
    Over 150 employees strong, the staff at APS have the scientific and technical expertise to guide your team in today’s fast paced and ever changing regulatory environment.  Whether you are conducting pilot evaluations, feasibility testing, or GLP studies, you will have industry experts to rely on every step of the way.

  • 2015 Jun, Featured Member of the month: Amylgen

    latribune_2015-805x1024 Vanessa Villard, CEO and co-founder manages all operational and financial aspects of AmylgenWatch Vanessa’s video at the “prix national du jeune entrepreneur”. She received her PhD in Neurosciences from the University of Montpellier 2. The topic of thesis was « the determination of the antiamnesic and neuroprotective effect of Anavex compounds in a non transgenic model of Alzheimer’s disease ». See Vanessa’s publications
    In parallel to running her company, she is studying for an Executive MBA at Sup de Co Montpellier Business School. Finally, yesterday Vanessa received the  award 'sciences and technologies''
    Amylgen is a privately owned contract research organization (CRO) offering a unique combination of validated in vivo models and a full range of behavioral, biochemical and morphological testing allowing fast and predictive screening of the effects of drugs and nutraceuticals on brain health.
    Amylgen is at your service to provide quick POC for your product as a food supplement for brain health and helps you to substantiate the efficacy of your product by preclinical studies in rodent models. Amylgen brings you preclinical scientific data for your product on:
    – Brain aging preservation
    – Memory enhancement
    – Antidepressant /anti anxiety effect
    – Protection against Alzheimer’s disease
    Amylgen has access to regulatory and clinical partners to aid in the preparation of health claims for EFSA or FDA and the commercialization of your product.
    Visit them on the web at amylgen.fr
  • 2015 Jan, Featured Member of the month: JPAC

    J-Pac-Medical-Logo-high-resFor more than 30 years, J-Pac Medical has provided high quality, innovative contract manufacturing solutions for the medical device and diagnostic industry (surgical implants, Point-of-Care diagnostics), with a depth and breadth of expertise that includes prototyping, process development, packaging solutions, and custom manufacturing. 
    J-Pac Medical’s core capabilities include specialized Forming, Cutting and Assembly and innovative processing techniques.  By employing an integrated approach that incorporates effective manipulation of materials, custom tools, process development and high volume automation, J-Pac Medical offers market-ready solutions that are swift-to-commercialization, scalable, and cost-effective. 
    Contact information: Blake S. Perkins,Director Business Development
    J-Pac Medical | 25 Centre Road Somersworth, NH 03878
    (Mobile) 603-343-8380 | (Office) 603-692-9955 x110 | (Fax) 603-692-0909
    (Email) bperkins@j-pacmedical.com   Visit us on the web at j-pacmedical.com


  • 2014 Dec, Featured Member of the month: APS


    Founded in 2005, American Preclinical Services (APS) is a State of the Art, ISO 17025 accredited, AAALAC accredited, USDA registered, and GLP compliant Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Minneapolis, MN.
    APS performs SO10993, USP <87>, USP <88>, JMHLW, and custom biocompatibility testing. Our large and small animal research services include interventional, surgical, toxicology, pharmacology, pain, cadaver and bioskills labs and model development. 
    We have one of the largest preclinical capacities in the world including three Siemens catheterization labs. In addition to our in-vivo and in-vitro research services we also offer comprehensive pathology services for the medical device, biotech, and pharmaceutical industries. We’ve tailored our processes, capacity, and customer service to keep up with today’s fast paced business cycles. APS will go from a quote to a ready to implement study design with your time lines in full focus.
    Scott Barnhill, AS, SRS, RLATG
    Scientist/Business Development Executive 


  • 2014 Nov, Featured Member of the month: Roowin


    Patrice Rool created Roowin in 1998 and became CEO. Very creative in chemistry, he is the inventor of Roowin’s patents.


    Roowin, a company specialized in high added value fine chemistry, can support you in your projects of creation,             implementation, optimization and scale-up of efficient synthesis-routes and analysis methods.


    Roowin’s team is at your service for any chemistry research projects you want to entrust to us. In November 2009,           Roowin employed 35 chemists. Our management team with a PhD/Grande Ecole rate of 100% is looking forward to     all challenges you might want to share with  us.

    To learn more about Roowin: http://www.roowin.com/

  • 2014 Oct, Featured Member of the month: Ennov

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    Based in San Francisco, CA, Ennov makes the most cost effective, comprehensive, and user-friendly solutions for regulated content management.

    They are proud to serve over 500 customers with a total of 250,000 users, ranging from leading pharmaceutical companies to emerging biotechnology companies throughout the life sciences industry.

    With over 15 years of experience and active feedback from customers, the Ennov team has fine-turned an all-in-one platform for faster deployment to market and continuous quality assurance. With the added efficiency of Ennov’s applications, their customers can accomodate their growing workload without nedding additiona resources.

    To learn more about Ennov: http://www.ennov.com/us/

  • 2014 Summer, Featured Member of the month: Integrium Clinical Research


    Integrium Clinical Research specializes in the strategy, study design, and execution of Phase I-IV clinical trials, with an expertise in Proof of Concept trials.

    It has strong clinical trial experience in a range of therapeutic indications including cardiovascular, metabolic, renal, inflammatory, dermatology, regenerative, orphan, and wound healing drug development. Founded in 1998, Integrium has 100+ employees with CRO, PK Unit, and Research Clinic locations in California, New Jersey, and South Africa. It has access to 7,000+ patients within varying disease states and 2,500+ healthy volunteers. It has also CRO partners in Europe, Australia, and India. The PK Unit is equipped with the necessary tools to run your Phase I POC study and the unparalleled Patient Recruitment team will assure your patient enrollment success.

    Please contact Randa Wahid for more details: Randa.Wahid@integrium.com


  • 2014 May, Featured Member of the month: Paul Herzog

    Paul Herzog practices immigration law with a focus on high-tech companies, universities, research institutes and small businesses/start ups. He earned his J.D. from Tulane University Law School and is member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Los Angeles County Bar Association-Immigration Section. Paul has written articles about immigration law, as well as lectured on immigration at schools and conferences. He currently serves as co-chair of the AILA Southern California LAX Customs & Border Patrol Liaison Group.

  • 2014 Apr, Featured Member of the month: Odexxo

        Phuong Nguyen is the founder and President of Odexxo Inc., and the mind behind the design of the company’s patented         technology. Phuong joined the Life Science field in the early 2000s, after a decade of experience in investment banking in     Monaco. She held sales and marketing positions at Thermo, Acon Labs and Alfa Scientific, and was responsible for                 developing European distribution channels for in-vitro diagnostic products.

    Phuong graduated with a business degree from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Clermont-Ferrand, France and an           MBA from the University of San Diego. She is trilingual English-French-Vietnamese, and has a good knowledge of                 Italian and German.

    ODEXXO Inc. specializes in the design, development and marketing of proprietary disposable devices for in-
    vitro diagnostic applications.

    ODEXXO’s products enable simple and clean handling of multiplex immuno-chromatographic rapid tests, offering physicians and veterinarians a very convenient point-of-care and field diagnostic tool. Launched in 2010, the technology has since been widely used by global veterinary IVD and pharmaceutical companies.
    In partnership with BIO-X, a Belgian veterinary diagnostic manufacturer, ODEXXO is launching the first complete porcine rapid test panel for the simultaneous detection of 8 pathogens that cause digestive diseases.



  • 2014 Mar, Featured Member of the month: Explora Biolabs

    Dr. Richard Lin is the Founder and CEO of Explora BioLabs, a San Diego based preclinical pharmacology contract research company. With over 20 years of academic research and biotech drug development experience, Richard brought his substantial scientific background to the research service industry. Prior to founding Explora BioLabs, Richard served as a Research Investigator at Ansata Therapeutics. He headed the group responsible for the preclinical development of Ansata’s novel antimicrobial peptides in support of their advancement toward IND filing. Richard also served as head of the Physiology Department at Genset Corporation, where he led the effort to determine the in vivo functions of Genset’s leading therapeutic proteins in the areas of obesity and diabetes. Richard’s earlier biotech experience included a Group Leader position at Corvas International, and a Senior Scientist position at Axys Pharmaceuticals. Richard conducted his postdoctoral research at UC San Diego Cancer Center, and received his PhD in Zoology from UC Berkeley.

    Explora BioLabs is a San Diego based preclinical pharmacology contract research company that provides custom-tailored discovery pharmacology services focusing on PK, non-GLP toxicology, oncology, infectious and metabolic diseases, wound healing and novel model development. The company delivers professionally-managed, cost-effective, premium vivarium services, enabling pharma, biotech and leading academic researchers to accelerate their preclinical programs by virtualizing their pharmacology infrastructure.