Toxicology, vaccine testing, and large molecule bioanalytical services

Smithers Avanza supports the pharmaceutical, agrochemical, and chemical industries at our GLP-compliant, USDA and CLIA registered, and  AAALAC accredited facilities.  Our scientists have expertise in preclinical toxicology, vaccine testing, and large molecule bioanalysis assay development, validation and sample analysis. Smithers Avanza is a Maryland CRO, located near Washington DC.


Smithers Avanza Toxicology Services supports pharmaceutical and agrochemical development through the identification of safety and/or efficacy outcomes.  Studies are conducted across multiple species.  Our key expertise includes single dose to two-year general toxicology studies, vaccine safety testing, toxicokinetics, and infusion studies.

Smithers Avanza Bioanalytical Services supports the development of biologics and vaccines from discovery through phase IV, with expertise that includes bioassays and high sensitivity assays.  The services focus primarily on development, validation and sample analysis for PK/TK, ADA, bioassays and biomarker assays.