About Us

Contact Us: info@sdpharmacology.com

Who We Are

  • SD Pharmacology is a contract research organization located in San Diego, CA, providing mouse & rat research services to biotech & pharma clients across the globe

  • We focus on Efficacy & PKPD studies in oncology, auto-immune diseases, inflammation and surgical models, with high quality & low overhead

  • Due to our low overhead business model, we can pass along cost-savings to our clients

  • Our transparent pricing structure allows our clients to have control of their study costs, along with new client introductory pricing and volume discounts

  • We provide quality twice weekly study updates, which include body weights and clinical observations for all models so you are always up-to-date on your study progress

Our Facilities

  • Stringent animal welfare program with IACUC oversight, including an Attending Veterinarian and scientific members

  • Animal Use Protocols and detailed SOPs reviewed and approved by the IACUC prior to animal use, available for client review

  • Vivarium facilities meet recommendations in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th edition, including 12 hour light:dark cycle, validated vendors for diet (Envigo), water, caging and enrichment (Innovive), individually ventilated caging providing 55 air changes/hour

  • Daily health checks, sentinel program and rigorous sanitization schedule

Our Program

  • Founded by an experienced drug discovery scientist with more than 25 years in the biotech/pharma/CRO industries

  • Our technical consultants are selected for their extensive experience and expertise in specific animal models, including oncology, immuno-oncology, inflammation, auto-immune diseases and surgical models

  • Experienced in small molecule, biologics, peptide, cell and genomics therapeutics delivery

  • Each consultant undergoes thorough training & certification to uphold the highest standards of quality and integrity

  • Professionally written, publication quality study reports include materials & methods, results and conclusions, with graphic and tabulated data with statistics

Our Partners

  • We have vetted dozens of local partners for quality ex vivo analyses, including:

  • Multi-color flow cytometry for immune cell and biomarker detection

  • Bioanalytical LC/MS for small molecule and biologics pharmacokinetics

  • qPCR/RT-PCR for quantitative copy number of target transcripts

  • Protein based assays, including MSD multiplex, Western and ELISA

  • Tissue histology and immunohistochemistry

  • Cell blood counts and clinical chemistry analysis