About Us

Hello! We're LSTI.

The Life Science Training Institute (LSTI) helps pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies build knowledgeable, compliant workforces by providing training topics ranging from drug discovery through commercialization. We are dedicated to advancing careers of those working to develop new therapies and to protect patient safety.

Training for individuals and global organizations.

For individuals, our online courses mix the affordability and convenience of online training with the interactivity of the classroom.

For learning and development organizations, we create customized solutions to help organizations stay current with the rapidly changing industry.

Expect more from our courses.

Quality instruction from the best experts in pharma, biotech, and med device.

Actionable content that provides you with practical solutions to tough challenges.

Interactive features for the adult learner including break-outs and assessments.

LSTI was established to fill the gap between quality and convenience that few training courses achieve. We employ the top minds in industry to develop and deliver robust training based on widely-established adult learning principles. LSTI believes in tailoring content in a way that will be absorbed by adult learners and is relatable to their specific work environment.

Course topics

LSTI training programs address issues in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and med device industries. Courses cover topics from research and development and clinical trials to manufacturing, FDA, compliance, global regulatory, and post-market concerns.

Certificate programs are available for select courses at no additional cost.
Certificates are earned by completing our online curriculum and taking the accompanying tests.

Smart firms maximize the potential of their product research by utilizing a careful, efficient approach. Our R&D training courses will help you optimize your efforts and speed your products to market.

  • An introduction to Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Lyophilization : An introduction to the scientific principles
  • Stability programs: Key factors in meeting FDAICH regulations
  • Lyophilization cycle design: A practical guide to process optimization

Our topics cover everything from clinical trial design and patient recruitment to early through late phase Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and clinical project management.

  • It’s ten o’clock: Do you know where your trial master file is?
  • How to write SOPs that are GCP compliant
  • CRO oversight risk assessment action planning
  • A risk-based study management approach for clinical sites

We offer courses to help industry personnel stay compliant. These include topics such as GxPs (GMP, GLP, GCP), FDA Inspections training and product submissions (NDA, ANDA, IND, BLA, 510(k)).

  • Preparing personnel to interact with regulatory inspectors
  • Top IND pitfalls how to avoid them
  • Compliance validation requirements for serialization: Keys to success
  • Accelerated regulatory review tips to speed your products to market

Since GMP regulations actually require training as part of compliance, getting straight, simple answers on compliance mandates is critical. We training covering the “need-to-know” pieces of GMP regulations found in 21 CFR Parts 21 210, 211, 212, 225 and 820.

  • Building an effective GMP training system: A risk-based approach
  • Understanding aseptic technique and cleanroom behavior: Avoiding human error
  • Data integrity manufacturing: Detecting mitigating risk
  • Effective investigations root cause analysis: A step-by-step guide for manufacturers

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  • Coping with change: A primer for staff and managers
  • Instructional design for GMP training: Improve effectiveness and measurability
  • Making training stick: Ensuring your GMP task training is effective
  • Qualifying your life science trainers: What do they need for your training to be effective