Translational Pharmacology (PTP) Core

Overview of Services

The Purdue Translational Pharmacology (PTP) Core conducts in vivo studies that avoid the stress-induced complications of traditional biofluid collection and provide a translational model more closely aligned with drug metabolism in humans. The facility serves individual investigators, government entities, and private companies.


  • ADME (absorption, distribution, metabolism, elimination) studies
  • Drug formulation studies to test alternate dosage forms
  • Pharmacokinetic evaluations of drug candidates
  • Bioavailability and first pass metabolism studies
  • Toxicology studies
  • Pharmacodynamic studies to examine the physiological effects of compounds


**For NON Purdue individuals: Before you register, you must be assigned a Business Partner Number and given a PUID to register/login.  

Please contact the Director of the core, Robyn McCain at  An email will be sent to you with your PUID and instructions on how to get registered.


Dr. Greg Knipp, Facility Director

Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy


Robyn McCain, Facility Manager

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday       

7 am - 4 pm  


Links and Resources

Bindley Bioscience Center - Purdue Translational Pharmacology


Name Role Phone Email Location
Robyn McCain
Facility Manager
(620) 326-1746
1243 Lynn Hall