operates at the interface between academic research and
commercial scientific development. To protect our clients' proprietary information, we have a strict confidentiality policy in place.
Our emphasis is on customer satisfaction.
staff have expertise in the following techniques and fields:
models to examine specific aspects of visceral perception
of disordered sensory functions in both visceral and somatic
and specialized histopathology services
and in situ hybridization for novel or known substances
and extracellular electrophysiology
blood flow studies
or review of R&D protocols
team of opinion leaders, experienced scientists and researchers
provide consulting services in the following research areas:
presentation and analysis
imaging and analysis
experienced management team has successfully acted as a catalyst to
start-up biotechnology and biomedical science companies
them with financial, legal, accounting and human resource
issues. This support allows a new company to focus on its
particular research or technology and thus become established
and competitive at an early stage.
staff at Holburn have years of experience in teaching at
all levels of post-secondary education and in implementing
"in house" or "off site" training programmes.
This expertise is offered to Holburn's clients as part of
training and development initiatives. Instruction in the
establishment of new techniques and technology transfer
programmes are also available.
collaborates with pharmaceutical industry partners in the
design, implementation and management of clinical trials.
In addition, Holburn scientists are developing innovative
approaches to minimize placebo responses, with
the objective of increasing the reliability of clinical
trial data, thus shortening the time to market for new pharmaceuticals.
The clinical trial services offered include:
and new drug submissions
trial design and management
and non-pharmaceutical approaches to the treatment of