Biocompatibility Submission Form
As of June 2012, The Biological Test Center has closed and we are no longer providing any services. Thanks to everyone for all their support through the years.
Dr. Joseph Cappello received his PhD in Biological Chemistry from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH. He is a specialist in medical device development and brings with him many years of experience including clinical trial management, immunoassay development, and pre-clinical study design and testing.
We are pleased to announce that the BTC is now ISO 17025 accredited. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding our biocompatibility testing.
EXCELLENCE THROUGH EXPERTISE
The Biological Test Center (BTC) was established in 1980 to serve the needs of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies. Located in the city of Irvine in Southern California, the Center provides high-quality contract laboratory testing services to clients across the globe including North America, Central/South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
The BTC specializes in five main areas of medical product development:
• Biocompatibility (Medical Devices)
• Ophthalmic/Ocular Drugs and Devices
• Pharmacokinetics (PK)
• Surgical Services
BTC’s scientists, study managers, and support staff realize the importance of conducting studies with the highest level of quality in a timely manner. Rigorous training, decades of experience, plus multi-species model development expertise sets us apart from other pre-clinical contract research organizations (CROs). The BTC is able to provide clients a level of dedication to their studies unsurpassed in the industry. We also provide quick study initiation times for our clients.
The Center is equipped to handle virtually any size or type of in-vivo study. Our staff is experienced in a wide variety of pre-clinical studies, and our state-of-the-art vivarium includes more than 32,000 sq. ft. of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) compliant, AAALAC and ISO 17025 accredited testing space.
Our facilities have been audited and approved by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). FDA audits have included the Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).