CRO and CRC

CLINICAL STUDIES FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY

Founded in 2001, Pharmascan, certified ISO 9001, is the Dermscan Group brand specializing in clinical studies and interventional or not biomedical research.

We offer you standard or custom-made protocols to evaluate the in vitro innocuousness (pre-clinical studies), the safety / tolerance and/or in vivo efficacy of:

  • MEDICAL DEVICE

    Can be of various class with or without CE marking.

    Instrument, apparel, equipment, formula, meant to prevent, control, protect, mitigate or cure a illness or a pathology.

  • HYGIENE PRODUCT MEDICAL ORIENTED

    Any substance or mixture ready to be launched on the market and meant to be in contact with the skin, hair and capillary systems, nails, external genital organs, teeth and oral mucosa aiming to improve/ease a pathology.

  • DERMOCOSMETIC

    Care product having both cosmetic and dermatologic properties to preserve the skin, nails and scalp health and beauty. Locally applied, it improves/eases pathologies.

    It  can be used as an addition/reduction of medical treatments.

  • DRUG

    Product or ingredient meant to treat or prevent pathologies.

    By having a pharmaceutical, immunological or metabolic action, it can make a medical diagnosis or restore, correct or modify the physiological functions.

  • FOOD SUPPLEMENT + NUTRITION PRODUCT > HEALTH ORIENTED

    Food product whose aim is to complement the normal diet. It represents a concentrated source of nutriments or other substances having a nutrition or physiological effect by themselves or combined, aiming to treat a pathology or improve/maintain a state of health.

  • FOOD SUPPLEMENT + NUTRITION PRODUCT > BEAUTY ORIENTED

    Food product whose aim is to complement the normal diet. It represents a concentrated source of nutriments or other substances having a nutrition or physiological effect by themselves or combined, aiming of a visual esthetic improvement.

  • BIOCIDE

    Substance or preparation aiming to destroy, repulse or make harmless pest organisms, to prevent their action or to fight them in any other way, by a chemical or biological action.

  • OTHER HEALTH ORIENTED

    All products with a medical/health aim and not belonging to the hereabove classes.

We clinically test your products on healthy adult or children volunteers or on patients according to the clinical good practices, the internal procedures and the applicable regulation (approval n°172). 

Our various international installations allow us to offer different weather conditions and diversified populations having specific pathologies and a more or less systematic access to medication.

Should you rather know the consumer’s feeling about your products, their packaging, etc. we have consumer tests in Europe or Asia.

Should your target be characterizing your product/formulae compared to reference products or determining its evolution in time, our sensory analysis will give you precious and interesting results.

CRO AND CRC

These 2 activities allow Pharmascan to act as:

  • CRO (Contract Research Organization)

    Pharmascan outsources clinical investigations in hospitals and in community medicine.

    Our various centers work with performing hospital-university services having an excellent reputation and able to quickly implement your studies. They have town physician offices networks along with special contacts with opinion leaders.

    For studies requiring it, a collaboration with local CROs is also possible.

  • CRC (Clinical Research Center)

    Pharmascan carries-out clinical studies within its laboratories in France, Poland, Tunisia, Thailand and Mauritius approved by local official authorities.

    Located in neighborhoods easily accessible to the people taking part in the studies, our laboratories meet the required safety and comfort standards for carrying-out the tests properly: air conditioning, temperature and humidity control probes, etc.

  • Simultaneous CRO/CRC

    Management, implementation and monitoring of the clinical test are outsourced, however, Pharmascan remains the investigation center.

    We also collaborate with medical test laboratories and various providers specializing in particular dosages.