Intro to Pre-Clinical Testing and Biocompatibility

In this episode of RCA Radio, host Brandon Miller is joined by Dr. Matthew Jorgensen and Dr. Helin Räägel from Nelson Labs. Click now to listen to RCA’s biocompatibility podcast as Matt and Helin help educate our listers about the world of pre-clinical testing/biocompatibility for medical devices.

Matt a board-certified toxicologist with a Ph.D. in chemistry and is Nelson Laboratory’s Chemistry and Materials Scientist and Helin is Nelson Labs Senior Biocompatibility Expert with a Ph.D. in cell biology.  We cover the basic background of pre-clinical testing, explore the new things happening in the field, go over some best practices for testing, and advice on picking a testing lab.

About RCA

Regulatory Compliance Associates® Inc. (RCA) provides worldwide services to the following industries for resolution of compliance and regulatory challenges:

We understand the complexities of running a life science business and possess areas of expertise that include every facet of R&D, operations, regulatory affairs, quality, and manufacturing. We are used to working on the front lines and thriving in the scrutiny of FDA-and globally-regulated companies.

As your partners, we can negotiate the potential minefield of regulatory, compliance, quality, and private equity due diligence with insight, hindsight, and the clear advantage of our unique expertise and experience.

About Nelson Labs

Every year, hundreds of medical device, pharmaceutical, and tissue companies make Nelson Labs their testing laboratory of choice. For them, the decision is easy. Nelson Labs is a clear leader in the microbiology and analytical chemistry testing industry, offering more than 800 laboratory tests and employing more than 500 scientists and staff in state-of-the-art facilities. We are known for exceptional quality and rigorous testing standards, but it is our focus on the bigger picture that sets us apart. We look beyond test results and partner with you to achieve your long-term business goals — mitigating risk, being first to market, and succeeding with your customers.

Companies choose Nelson Labs for our:

  • Thought leaders and approachable experts. We give you direct access to industry authorities who understand your business and add value every step of the way.
  • Customer-centric culture. We take the time to understand your vision. Your goals become our goals.
  • Real-time project management tools and a dedicated client portal. We provide proactive information, keeping you informed and in control.
  • Metric-driven testing processes. We’re our own toughest customer, holding ourselves to goals exceeding 99% for things that matter most to you, like quality, turnaround time, and testing accuracy.
  • Global compliance expertise and support. We act as a trusted advisor, helping you navigate the ever-changing compliance landscape.

See how we can help you mitigate risk, be first to market, and succeed with your customers.

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