Platelet Services celebrates record year

Platelet Services has reported another successful year as it celebrates its fourth anniversary. Platelet Services offers an array of standard and customised platelet testing assays to determine the effect of compounds on platelet function. Working with both small drug discovery companies and large pharmaceutical corporations, Platelet Services offers comprehensive expertise and support in drug discovery and development […]

Platelet Services doubles lab footprint at BioCity Nottingham

Platelet Services has signed a new lease to double its lab space at BioCity Nottingham, reflecting the year-on-year doubling of demand for core platelet function testing offering. We offer an array of standard and customised platelet testing assays to determine the effect of compounds on platelet function. Working with both small drug discovery companies and […]

Platelet Summer School

Paul Cato and Charlotte Jewell will be attending this year’s Platelet Summer School. The Summer School, which is organised by The Platelet Society, is being held on the 6-8 July 2022 at the University of Reading. The three-day event will cover all aspects of platelet biology, including state-of-the-art platelet research, how platelets are studied, and […]

Event report: Platelet Society Meeting, Hull, 13-14 April 22

The Platelet Services Team enjoyed 2 days of deep immersion in all things platelet at the Platelet Society meeting hosted at the University of Hull last week. Our poster “Application of Platelet Testing in Drug Discovery” was a good fit for a meeting that showcased an expanding array of options for the assessment of platelet […]

Paul Cato joins team to support growth

Platelet Services is delighted to welcome Dr Paul Cato as Senior Research Scientist to support growing client demand for its pre-clinical services in platelet testing. Paul started his career working for the NHS as a biomedical scientist in haemotology and immunology, where he gained a great deal of experience in clinical blood work, building his […]

Platelet Services co-sponsor Platelet Society Annual Meeting

Platelet Services is one of the sponsors of the 3rd Platelet Society Meeting, which is being held on the 12-14 April, and hosted by Hull York Medical School at Hull University. The Platelet Services team will be attending the meeting and presenting a poster on the application of platelet testing in drug discovery. Poster abstract: […]

ELRIG Drug Discovery 2021

The Platelet Services team will be attending ELRIG Drug Discovery on the 19-20 October 2021 in Liverpool. The two-day event is Europe’s largest meeting for life sciences industry professionals and provides a platform for the drug discovery community to meet, network and collaborate. This year we will be there with a poster on platelet function […]

Introducing Wendy Tomlinson

The Platelet Services team is delighted to welcome Wendy Tomlinson as our Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). In just over 2 years of operating, the number of clients and volume of business for our core platelet function offering has surpassed our expectations and we are seeing ever more diverse requests, requiring broadening and diversification of our […]

Platelet Services welcomes Charlotte Jewell

Charlotte Jewell – Research Scientist Charlotte obtained a Bachelor degree in Biomedical Sciences and a Master’s degree in Haematology and Transfusion from the Manchester Metropolitan University. In her MSc project, she researched the effects of anti-cancer drugs on platelet function and has good knowledge of the drug discovery field, which positions her well as a […]

ELRIG Drug Discovery 2019

Platelet Services attended and presented posters on ‘Platelet aggregation and activation assays’ and ‘Measurement of phosphorylated VASP in blood and platelet rich plasma by flow cytometry’ at ELRIG Drug Discovery 2019 in Liverpool, UK. Contact the team for copies of these posters.  

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