A unique solution for a unique set of challenges

PPD® Biotech is devoted to finding the right Phase I-IV clinical development solutions for biotech and small to midsize pharma companies. We offer dedicated drug development resources and experienced staff that understand and serve the unique needs of companies like yours.


PPD Biotech combines the global power and capabilities of PPD with the personal attention, flexibility and extensive knowledge of biotech operations not found at other CROs.


Committed to Aligning to Our Clients’ Needs

PPD Biotech shares the sense of urgency driving clients like Alnylam to deliver innovative therapies that will transform the lives of patients.

The tailored, personalized approach of a boutique CRO

Motivated by an innovative biotech mindset that is selected for and cultivated within by our operational, medical and commercial teams

Empowered project teams with autonomy to identify innovative pathways and the flexibility to scale up or down as your asset progresses

Executive leadership committed to the success of your projects, no matter the size

Far-reaching global resources and capabilities
to execute any trial — anywhere

Rapid scalability, with the expertise of a strong global organization of more than 21,000 professionals

Medical and regulatory expertise, as well as a wealth of data and analytics to provide superior guidance across the development spectrum

Full-service early phase through post-approval and laboratory drug development

In the past five years, we’ve worked with 270+ biotech and
small pharma clients on 650+ studies

Download recent case studies to see
how PPD Biotech delivers for our clients

Biotech case study

Innovative Site and Patient Strategy
Allows Single-asset Biotech to Overcome Recruitment Challenges in a Breast Cancer Study

Biotech case study

Tailored Partnership Approach and Expert Team
Drive Faster NDA Submission for a Biotech’s MS Program

Biotech case study

Prioritization and Rapid Resource Mobilization
Speed Site Activation for Small Biotech Conducting a Global Phase III Prostate Cancer Study

Biotech case study

Midsized Biotech Advances Asset Acquisition Strategy
Close Executive Engagement and Flexible Resource Planning

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Experienced executive leadership overseeing a
dedicated team of 350+ professionals

Anshul Thakral

Global Head of PPD Biotech

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Elisha Talley-Roithner

Head of Biotech Operations

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Daniel Burch, M.D.

Global Medical

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Shields Carstarphen

Head of Commercial

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We stand ready to partner with you to drive your innovative, new therapies forward. Learn how PPD Biotech can provide the right fit for you.

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