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Turner Scientific works with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes, and CROs

  • Test promising new treatments for hearing loss, tinnitus, and vestibular dysfunction

  • Evaluate the potential for ototoxicity

We are pleased to be partnered with Sinclair Research to provide GLP otic studies – Click Here for more information.

Preclinical Hearing Research

Preclinical Hearing Research

Turner Scientific works with academic and commercial vivariums to minimize the ambient noise and vibration

  • Consulting and on-site services for noise and vibration confounds

  • Noise and vibration equipment designed specifically for the animal research space

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Turner Scientific News

What is Turner Scientific?


We are a company with a dual, yet related, focus.  


Our preclinical services division is dedicated to advancing treatments of hearing loss and other ear disorders, and reducing the potential for damage posed by pharmaceuticals and chemicals to the ears. We are respected by clients on four continents for a rigorous scientific approach to studying efficacy of otic treatments, and screening for ototoxicity of any pharmaceutical compound.


With a focus on better science and improved animal welfare, we use our experience in auditory neuroscience to help animal facilities monitor and mitigate noise and vibration concerns.  Building on this expertise, Turner Scientific provides personalized services to monitor noise, ultrasonic noise and vibration in the lab animal space, which pose a risk to the validity of research studies, as well as an animal welfare concern.  


Whether providing you with a place to go for your contract hearing research study or assisting you in understanding confounds like noise and vibration in your own animal research,  we at Turner Scientific strive to provide the most up-to-date services and solutions for your needs.

Turner Scientific is pleased to announce our new office and
laboratory facility

In October 2019, we moved to a new and larger facility with improved capabilities. Visit
Our Facility to learn more.


Watch recent webinars by Turner Scientific

Dr. Turner's Webinar discussing noise/vibration confounds hosted by the Karolinska Institute

(May 13, 2020)

Turner Scientific Webinar discussing ototoxicity hosted by Sinclair Research  (July 29, 2020)

Dr. Turner's webinar presentation, "Vibration, Noise and Ultrasonic Noise as Unrecognized Lab Animal Stressors", is available for viewing. Please visit our Educational Library page or click below to watch this video presentation.

Turner Scientific's webinar presentation, "An Introduction to Ototoxicity: Appreciating and Assessing This Common Side Effect in Drug Development", is available for viewing. Please visit our Ototoxicity page or click below to watch this presentation.

Turner Scientific publishes article in JAALAS

We are excited to announce publication of Dr. Turner's latest article, Noise and Vibration in the Vivarium: Recommendations for Developing a Measurement Plan, in the November 2020 edition of JAALAS. To read the abstract, review key figures, and purchase the full article from the JAALAS website, visit our Educational Library page.

Turner Scientific and Sinclair Research announce successful validation study

On June 30, 2020, Turner Scientific and Sinclair Research announced the completion of a successful study validating the reliability and repeatability of GLP ototoxicity research at Sinclair's facility. Find the press release here, and for more information visit the Sinclair Partnership page.

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