Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How much experience does MB Research have in conducting fully GLP-compliant preclinical studies?

MB Research has operated under GLPs since their inception in 1979. Most Study Directors have either M.S., Ph.D., and DABT degrees and between 10-30 years experience. MB has been performing studies for FDA and EPA submission for over 35 years.

How quickly can I initiate a study at MB Research once the study protocol is agreed upon?

MB Research usually has animals or cells ready in equilibration for immediate start of your screening or acute studies. Animal acclimation for your subchronic (28 & 90 day) studies can begin within one to two weeks of the authorized protocol or agreement. In vitro studies can be initiated within 5-10 days of authorization, depending on if human cells or tissue equivalents need to be ordered.

Does MB Research have "hands on" study directors?

Study Directors are involved in all critical phases of study design, conduct, and reporting. In many cases Study Directors personally perform observations and specialized procedures. MB Research utilizes highly trained study support staff to conduct routine in life activities, which are reported daily to their Study Directors.

Does MB Research have specific specialists on staff?

The company has consulting veterinarians, board certified veterinary pathologists, pharmacologists, and toxicologists, who have up to 30 years experience in the evaluation of pesticides, chemicals, consumer products and pharmaceuticals.

What is the fastest way to contact MB Research?

You can call us at 215-536-4110, fax 215-536-1816, or use the Contact link above. Additionally, there is a "Contact Us" link on the left hand side of this page. You can use this link to reach our scientists in our toxicology, in vitro, and analytical chemistry departments.

Where is MB Research located?

MB Research, located in Spinnerstown, PA, is less than 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1 1/2 hours west of New York City. Click here to see maps that show our location.

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