Alta stands for ‘high’ in Latin, reflecting our high standards and excellence in everything we set out to accomplish as we pave the way for the future of drug development. Altasciences is an early phase contract research organization with a unique company focus on supporting drug development from lead candidate selection to proof of concept. With over 25 years of industry experience, Altasciences provides preclinical and clinical solutions to an international customer base of biopharmaceutical companies. Altasciences’ full-service platform in this critical stage of drug development includes preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology services, medical writing, biostatistics, data management, bioanalysis and program management; which can be tailored to specific research requirements.
Altasciences’ mission is to offer sponsors a solution that removes the need for numerous service providers and reduces the number of handovers during the early stages of drug development. This means less outsourcing bottle necks, faster progression, and lower costs. We continuously look for ways to improve our relationships and range of capabilities to create an environment that provides value for our customers, respect for our participants and research animals, as well as growth for our employees.
Altasciences offers a flexible and personal approach, working as an extension of our clients to meet increasingly complex needs and forging strong partnerships along the way. By streamlining processes and seamlessly integrating into your team and your project, our experts help you make educated, faster and more complete early drug research decisions.
With five strategically placed research facilities in North America, Altasciences has 140 custom-designed animal rooms in an AAALAC-accredited facility, 600 beds in our purpose-built clinical pharmacology units, a smoking evaluation facility which includes a controlled ventilation indoor vaping room, an adaptive clinical pharmacology unit for healthy normal participant and patient population studies, as well as a 20,000-square-foot laboratory to support our bioanalytical capabilities.
Altasciences’ team has extensive experience in conducting clinical trials as part of
clinical pharmacology programs. Here is a brief listing of the types of studies we support:
Altasciences offers a full-service model to complement our preclinical, clinical and bioanalytical offerings to best meet your needs: