SNBL, also known as Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories, is one of the largest contract research organizations located in Japan. The company operates cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urology, dermatology, oncology, antihistaminic, biological and alternative medicine departments. It specializes in real time reporting, advanced data management and quality assurance services. SNBL features a 96-bed inpatient facility that includes blood pressure, temperature, pulse oximetry and heart monitoring machines. Its subsidiary, SNBL CPC has a staff of trained and certified research physicians and neurologists. The company has a partnership with UPM Pharmaceuticals, which is an independent drug development and contract manufacturing company serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Its outpatient facility operates several examination and phlebotomy rooms. SNBL is located in Baltimore.