Pre-clinical Studies in New Drug Development

The Drug Discovery and Development process encompasses several phases, and pre-clinical studies are among the most relevant ones. Pre-clinical studies in Drug Development bridge the gap between in vitro and in silico models to the introduction to human clinical trials. 

What is in vivo testing?

The Drug Discovery and Development process is long and goes through several phases, often taking over decades. The process includes different in vitro and in vivo testings that allow to analyze the efficacy and toxicity of potential drug candidates.

What is a Contract Research Organization (CRO)?

Humanity is in a constant battle against diseases, with pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies playing a crucial role in the fight. Research and development (R&D) companies rely on a Contract Research Organization (CRO) to assist in this endeavor. 

Ex vivo meaning: ex vivo vs in vitro

What does ex vivo exactly mean? What’s the meaning of in vivo and in vitro? What’s the difference between in vitro and in vivo?

What Does In Vitro Mean?

In this blog post, we will explore what does in vitro means, what is in vitro testing and when are in vitro studies preferred to in vivo ones.