Timothy McGrath Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Newly Merged NEOMED-LABS / Pacific Biomarkers

With over 30 years of general management and global operations experience, McGrath has worked extensively in laboratory and commercial settings, including Quintiles Transnational and Q2 Solutions, where he served as the Global Head for Bioanalytical, Immunoassay, and Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion (ADME) laboratories.

The FDA has approved the qualification of the safety biomarker panel to aid in the detection of kidney tubular injury!

The FDA has approved the qualification of the safety biomarker panel to aid in the detection of kidney tubular injury!

Biomarker Panel: KIM-1,cystatin C, NGAL, clusterin, osteopontin and NAG

Context of Use: A safety composite biomarker panel can be used in conjunction with traditional measures to aid in the detection of kidney tubular injury in phase 1 trials in healthy volunteers when there is an a priori concern that a drug may cause renal tubular injury in humans.

All urine biomarker assay analytical and clinical study data were generated at Pacific Biomarkers.

Introducing Ella

Protein Simple – Ella is the latest platform to meet our standards of Performance & Reliability.

  • Microfluidics technology
  • Extensive menu
  • No cross reactivity or carryover
  • Exceptional precision
  • Reduced hands on time, sample volume, waste and maintenance

Announcing the Appointment of Cheikh Kane, PhD as Director of Bioanalytical Services

Cheikh brings with him 15 years of Immunoassay experience for large molecules. Dr. Kane brings scientific depth, regulatory knowledge, and extensive problem solving skills in the immunogenicity assay development area.

Cheikh Kane, PhD
Director of Bioanalytical Services

Read our recently published article in the Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine (JALM):

Impact of Hydrophobic Non-Specific Binding on Assay Recovery for Some Urinary Biomarkers of Acute Kidney Injury. Download PDF

Authors: Candace M. Adamo, Amar A. Sethi, Timothy H. Carlson

Our Expertise, Your Drug.

Developing specialty biomarkers can be complex. Partner with us for access to cutting-edge biomarker analysis services for every stage of your drug development.

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can partner in your next project

Singulex Erenna® Immunoassay Technology

Pacific Biomarkers’ services portfolio includes ultra-sensitive biomarker assays using the Singulex Erenna Immunoassay technology.

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Aushon BioSystems Ciraplex™ ULTRA Ultrasensitive Assays

Biomarker Testing Services Specializing in
Phase I – IV Studies Read Article

Biomarker Menu Search:

Use this tool to search our offerings of over 300+ validated assays.

The Pacific Biomarkers Mobile App, available on the Apple App Store and Google Play!

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Our Mobile App provides access to new innovative tools, such as the Biomarker Navigator™ click below to learn more.

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Featured Presentation:

Platform comparison study testing multiple ultra-sensitive assay technologies presented by Dr. Maribeth Raines, Ph.D., our Vice President of Laboratory Services at the Biomarker World Congress (May 2016).

Presented by Maribeth Raines, Ph.D.

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Pacific Biomarkers at a Glance

repeat business from Central Labs and pharma clients

We have supported over
drugs in development over the past 5 years
of Pacific Biomarker team members have an MD and/or a PhD.
9 OUT OF 10
Pacific Biomarkers supports 9 of the top-10 pharma clients around the globe.

fully validated biomarkers CAP/CLIA standards

Platforms and Services:

Immunoassay Platforms

  • Protein Simple- Ella™
  • MSD Quickplex*
  • Aushon Cira*
  • Singulex Erenna
  • Randox Evidence Investigator*
  • Synergy H4
  • LI-COR Odyssey

*multiplex capabilities


  • Roche Cobas e411 (immunoassay)
  • Roche Cobas c501 (clinical chemistry)
  • DPC Immulite (immunoassay)
Instrument Comparison


  • RIA (Radioimmunoassay)
  • Ultracentrifugation
  • Precipitation

From the Pacific Biomarkers Library:

Association of Apolipoprotein B and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy-Derived LDL Particle Number with Outcomes in 25 Clinical Studies

Assessment by the AACC Lipoprotein and Vascular Diseases Division Working Group on Best Practices Click here for white paper

The Value of Client Team

Each client team at Pacific Biomarkers incorporates experience from expert scientists, business managers and project services. This team collaborates with a sponsor to provide preanalytical oversight, an innovative menu and exceptional services through direct scientific and technical consultation. Efficient timelines are maintained and optimal outcomes are provided to achieve drug product differentiation for the client.

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Did You Know?

Nearly 30 million people battle diabetes and every 23 seconds someone new is diagnosed. Diabetes causes more deaths a year than breast cancer and AIDS combined.

Over the last several years, Pacific Biomarkers has actively supported the American Diabetes Association, donating over $31,000 in 5 years. In 2015, we ranked #3 in corporate philanthropy for the ADA.