San Diego, CA CRO Facility

Our Preclinical Contract Research Organization (CRO) San Diego, California facility is AAALAC-accredited, USDA-registered, OLAW-assured, ISO 9001:2015-certified, and GLP-compliant. The animal vivarium comprises nearly 50,000 sq. ft. and provides the setting for Absorption Systems’ in vivo services. This facility has the space to house small and large lab animals and is capable of performing a large range of preclinical services including toxicology, oncology, surgery, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic studies. In addition to a comprehensive service offering for small and large molecule drug development, Absorption Systems also offers customized services to support the development of biomaterials and medical devices. The state-of-the-art 1,100 sq. ft. surgical suite includes a separate observation room, fully equipped catheterization lab, and conference room space.

It is Absorption Systems’ policy to provide quality research services that meet the needs of the customer, remain current with industry standards, and meet regulatory requirements. Absorption Systems has developed and implemented a Quality Management System, which uses ISO 9001 as a framework and recently achieved certification. Learn more about our Quality Compliance standards here >>

The support staff is extensively trained and hold AALAS certifications in addition to strict compliance with the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. All animal work conducted at Absorption Systems is conducted under the supervision of the Attending Veterinarian. Our Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is chaired by a certified IACUC Professional Administrator and reviews all SOPs and protocols to ensure compliance with all applicable animal regulations. Absorption Systems has maintained continual AAALAC, International accreditation since 2007 in addition to routine USDA inspections.

ISO 9001:2015-Certified
IACUC approval
Animal biosafety level 2 (ABSL2)
FDA inspected GLP site
Maintains an IACUC committee
On-site veterinarians

Western US: San Diego, California
Telephone: 858-560-9000
Fax: 858-560-9006