With a proven track record of success, Discovery from Charles River is your premier partner to help you navigate the complex and challenging journey of identifying new therapies and bringing them to market. Our multidisciplinary, collaborative approach creates the optimum environment for your drug discovery and development program.
Discovering novel, validated drug targets
is our goal. With an array of platforms and expertise across a range of therapeutic areas, we have successfully delivered over 50 novel targets for our partners.
Hit Finding: HTS, HCS
With a range of orthogonal approaches, we can deliver high-quality, validated hit compounds for your drug discovery project. Using state-of-the art platforms and resources, our scientists will work with you to determine the best strategy for successful progression for your hit finding and hit-to-lead studies.
In Vitro/In Vivo
We design early research and proof-of-principle pharmacology studies in relevant in vitro and in vivo models of human disease in support of your lead finding and optimization program. Our scientists are continuously investigating and implementing new tools and technology to remain at the forefront of translational pharmacology and determine the appropriate selection of models, assays and endpoints, to meet the specific needs of your program.
The quality, accuracy,
and sensitivity of each biomarker is critical in making go/no-go decisions at all stages of drug discovery and development. You can trust our experts in biomarker identification and assay validation to provide you with the information you need to move forward with your research.
Choosing the right CRO can help you accelerate the discovery of new therapeutic compounds and significantly reduce time to market. As your partner in drug development, we will apply our knowledge gained from years of IND research, a unique range of services, and innovative technologies to help you successfully initiate and complete your
Considering the challenges of identifying and optimizing novel compounds and the need to secure IP, you need a partner with expertise across a multitude of chemistry fields and a track record of innovation. Cited as inventors or more than 290 patents filed by our sponsors, our skilled chemists possess a wealth of experience in formulation development and multidisciplinary chemistry.
Benefit from the insight, scientific strength, and capacity of our therapeutic area specialists at any stage of the discovery process.
Central Nervous System
Inflammation and Immunology