Laboratory team

The laboratory team provide quality assured sample handling, processing and analysis.

We respond rapidly to the needs of study sponsors and studies, thanks to flexibility in resources and processes.


Darran Ball, laboratory manager - technical

Darran manages the CRF laboratory and personnel, primarily overseeing the laboratory sample processing for large commercially funded projects and providing technical laboratory support for all projects that use the facility, ensuring that all sample processing strictly adheres to all MHRA,GCP and GLP guidelines.

With an honours degree in Biology & Human Biology Darran joined the facility in May 2011 after 3 years working for a private clinical research organisation where he gained extensive knowledge and experience working with and processing samples for large scale phase 3 - 5 clinical trials.