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clinical trial

[¦klin·i·kəl ′trīl]
(medicine)
A research study used to find better ways to treat individuals with a specific disease, patients are evaluated after being administered a new treatment or drug.
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Four different sections of the Fraunhofer Institute, a non-profit applied science group, have come together to create the first fully automated system for making double-layered skin models for cosmetic, chemical and pharmaceutical testing.
"In the current economic climate, it shows people we are a sustainable company." Runcorn-based Astech, which develops automated systems for pharmaceutical testing, was also handed an award for innovation.
But lots of medical device companies are not familiar with pharmaceutical testing standards, and lots of pharmaceutical companies are not familiar with medical device testing standards.
As one of the leading forensics laboratories in the nation and also specializing in pain management, clinical and pharmaceutical testing, AIT provides state-of-the-art analysis for law enforcement, attorneys, medical examiners, hospitals and a variety of corporate clients.
The organization's standard, titled "Accreditation Criteria for Laboratories Performing Microbiological and Chemical Analyses in Foods, Feeds and Pharmaceutical Testing includes the full text of ISO 17025 (discussed below), with additional appended information to benefit the target laboratories.
In the second phase, the company will focus on top-line growth by strengthening its core business through application engineering and life cycle management of current stock keeping units (SKU), including the extension of the FTA technology into diagnostic and pharmaceutical testing applications.
In between these, 13 other chapters examine issues such as the nature of consciousness, autism, the legitimization of alternative medicine, pharmaceutical testing controversies, the origins of order in the universe, the possibility extra-terrestrial life, the frontiers of quantum computing, and the role of basic science in national security.
"We are looking for biotech research companies that want to do work with us," he said of the pharmaceutical testing opportunities being developed alongside the veterinary school, which includes research on transgenic animals that can produce human medicines.
Using skills they learned there they were able to make tiny 3D livers which can now be used for drug and pharmaceutical testing, eradicating the need to test on animals and humans.
They believe their tiny 3D livers can now be used for drug and pharmaceutical testing, eradicating the need to test on animals and humans.
Bodycote has bought Consult-us, a County Cork-based analytical chemistry and microbiology laboratory, and Prova, a Camberley-situated pharmaceutical testing laboratory.

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