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Assay Development Services

With the rise of personalized medicine, drug developers are relying more on novel biomarkers from assay development companies to improve their success.

Assay development expertise

QSolutions’ customers have access to one of the most extensive routine and specialty testing menus in the industry. Additionally, Q2 Solutions’ technology partnerships and internal assay development programs have produced a large offering of novel biomarkers.  Since 2012 Q2 Solutions has developed more than 150 new biomarker assays each year.  

Q2 Solutions’ global laboratories, including 3 satellite translational science assay development laboratories, are equipped with industry-leading development expertise and value-added offerings that bring your drugs to market faster. 

Our Translational Science Laboratories (TSL) focus on facilitating technology transfers from Sponsors, and developing and validating new assays with staff that are dedicated to assay development and validation. The TSL perform custom development and validation and re-validation of assays (fit-for-purpose or full extensive validation) and are committed to building strong and confident relationships between our scientists and customers.

Meeting complex demands

Pharma and biotech companies are requesting increased complexity and shortened turnaround times for central laboratory services and testing requirements, including disease and drug-specific biomarker assessments and biomarker assay development to determine safety and efficacy for compounds in development.

As a global full-service laboratory provider with over 40 years of central laboratory experience, Q2 Solutions is continually expanding capabilities to address growing demands by establishing specialized teams for assay development and testing, includes dedicated experts in bioanalytical and ADME, flow cytometry, genomics/bioinformatics, and companion diagnostics. Each Q2 Solutions central lab is staffed by dedicated teams of scientists and fully equipped with state-of-the-art technologies and standardized instrumentation. R&D (research and development) support includes expertise in fluid, tissue and cell-based assay development for biomarker testing, as well as a range of methodologies to address any specific biomarker and assay development demands of a study. 

Learn more about our biomarker capabilities.

For oncology drug development, our anatomic and molecular pathology, immunoassay and genomics-based assay development and testing, in conjunction with flow cytometry services provide a customized, end-to-end solution specifically suited for the unique combination of therapeutic indication and targeted mechanism-of-action.

Biomarker discovery and insights 

Q2 Solutions has over 20 years of biomarker development, validation and deployment experience. Our biomarker discovery experts provide a better understanding of therapeutic targets, molecular signaling, drug biology and patient response. These insights can enable us to develop new assays for your trials.

Learn more about our central labs capabilities including our companion diagnostic and specimen management services.
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