Preclinical research studies form an important step in the process of drug development. It is the method of collecting adequate data that helps the researchers to decide whether it is safe for you to take a particular drug or not by conducting thorough studies on animals or plant specimens.
But knowing the safety profile of the drug the only benefit or outcome of a preclinical studies?
A preclinical studies conducted to know the efficacy of a new drug or medical device a
What is Good Laboratory Practice?
Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) encompasses a set of principles for defining a framework within which laboratory or preclinical studies are planned, performed, monitored, recorded, reported, and stored for future reference.
The need for GLP
GLP was first instituted in the US when FDA (Food and Drug Administration) discovered numerous cases of wrong data submission and poor laboratory practices by toxicology labs and pharmaceutical companies across the United S