CTL Overview


To provide test development, verification and validation services to  in vitro diagnostic companies


We have over 20 years of experience providing support services to diagnostic companies.  Examples of such services include:

  • Preclinical Studies
  • Enrollment of unique or general patient populations
  • Verification studies
  • FDA clinical trials of new diagnostic tests


In our Clinical Trials Laboratory, the majority are full-time or part-time employees at our two hospital partners' clinical laboratories.  These individuals are employed by the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine to work in JCTL.  They all have completed HIPAA training and certfication.

      • Three Physicians
      • Four board-certified medical technologists
      • A phlebotomist
      • A board certified clinical chemist 
      • A lab manager MS, MT(ASCP

Access to Specimen

Our Clinical Trials Laboratory has access to specimens from two large hospitals and several clinics.  These include:

      • A large academic tertiary care center with level-one trauma services
      • A second hospital specializing in transplants, cardiac, cancer and geriatric care
      • An ambulatory care center clinical laboratory
      • Various private clinics such as a large urology clinic


Access to Analyzers 

Through our relationship with two hospitals and various clinics in the Louisville metro area, JCTL has access to automated instruments.


Specific Platforms

JCTL has access to Fully automated Beckman instrumentation line as well as the Siemens coagulation platform.   We have LC-MS-MS capabilities for immunosuppressant drugs and chromatographic techniques for toxicology.


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