Charles River

Corporate Head Quarters:
251 Ballardvale Street
Wilmington, MA 01887

Global Facilities located in the United States, Canada, UK, and Europe


With a commitment to scientific excellence, Charles River provides industry-leading GCP and GLP laboratory services to support our clients’ drug development, from discovery to the clinic. Whether clients need stand-alone solutions or a package tailored to meet their needs, we apply our in-depth knowledge of biomarkers, traditional NCEs, proteins, and large molecules to optimize their discovery and development programs to accelerate the journey to market. Our focus on partnership ensures our clients receive the very best in personalized service and support. From compound screening, rapid custom PK and immunogenicity assay development, validation and sample analysis to on-time reporting, we can support our clients’ research and protect their investment, every step of the way.

The Laboratory Sciences team at Charles River balances scientific integrity, cost-effectiveness and regulatory compliance within the most stringent of time frames to deliver comprehensive support throughout the entire drug discovery and development process. Our global capabilities ensure that you have the resources necessary to handle all of your laboratory support needs, or simply to supplement your in-house capabilities.

We believe in remaining at the forefront of laboratory technology and have made significant investments in highly trained chemists, facilities and instrumentation to produce rapid and reliable data.
Areas of expertise include:

• Bioanalysis
• Compound screening and lead optimization
• Drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics (DMPK)
• Clinical sample kits
• Immunology
• Molecular biology
• Biomarker assay development, validation and sample analysis
• Formulation development, pharmacy and analytical chemistry
• Genetic toxicology
• In vitro services