Our Activity and History
1998: Creation of the Avogadro company in Fontenilles (near Toulouse), France – specializing in In Life studies for both human and animal research (as model and target species).
2013: Avogadro is integrated in the Amatsigroup company, a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization offering services for in vivo studies, bioanalysis, pharmaceutical analysis, formulation development and manufacturing, and clinical trial supply (packaging & logistics).
2014: Opening of a US facility in Terre Haute (IN), located in the veterinary corridor and the heart of the historical animal research region.
2016: Creation of the legal entity Avogadro LS, as a specialized contract research organization for In life studies.
Activities and services
Avogadro LS is as an experienced Contract Research Organization offering a broad portfolio of In Life studies for human and veterinary medicine.
Our contract research services include:
About our team
Our compassionate team of animal health experts, technicians, and scientists are dedicated to providing the best in veterinary care and well-being for our animals.
Our senior management
Michela Cantiello DVM, PhD
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Michela has over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, with a strong track record in the conduct of veterinary pharmaceutical studies. After an academic research career in Italy (Researcher and Lecturer, Universities of Padova and Turin) and France (Research Fellow, INRA and INSERM), Michela was a Study Director at Amatsigroup for 6 years before becoming the director of the US site in Terre Haute, IN in 2014.
Her experience covers both R&D, bioanalysis and in-life phase projects for both preclinical and clinical studies, according to GLPs and GCPs standards. Michela’s experience also includes pharmacokinetics, residue studies, target animal safety studies (TASS), FDA regulated studies, AAALAC accreditation, and studies in ABSL2/BSL2 biocontainment facilities.
The research and teaching experience of Michela includes 12 publications in international journals, 1 book chapter on “Regulatory Pharmacology”, 12 oral communications in scientific congresses, and teaching molecular pharmacology and toxicology.
Our Sites - EU and US Sites Managed by Veterinarians
Terre Haute, IN USA
♦ 2 000m² – 22,000 sqft of Animal Research facilities
♦ 4 DVM on site with prior experience in major veterinary companies
♦ 7 400m² – 80,000 sq.ft. of Animal Research facilities
♦ Managed by 1 DVM with former experience at the European site
♦ ABSL2/BSL2 inspected and approved
♦ Import permit for biologics