Pristima VM

IACUC, Veterinary, and Facility Management

Unsurpassed Management Capabilities for Animal Care

The Pristima XD Veterinary Management (VM) module provides robust functionality for animal care and use committees in managing veterinary health, orders, billing, and clinical records for long-term studies.

Pristima XD VM can be run as a stand-alone application or as part of a total Pristima XD preclinical R&D solution. The animal care module provides uninterrupted data management from the entrance of animals into a research facility to the submission of regulatory reports for safety testing.

With Pristima XD, you can converge operations and compliance on one platform, resulting in a lower cost of ownership, reduced IT complexity, and a more robust solution for today’s laboratory.

Pristima XD Goes Beyond Traditional LIMS/ELN Systems

Xybion enables organizations to drive operational efficiency while also maintaining oversight, proper governance, and overall compliance in regulated laboratories operating under GLP, GMP, and GCP.

Key features of the Pristima XD Veterinary Management Module

Global Regulatory

  • Adherence to global legislations and guidelines for the management of protocols and reporting, including USDA APHIS, EU 2010/63, UK Home Office, German TSchG.
  • Accurate and real-time tracking of animal numbers for compliance.

Automated Task

  • Assigning multiple tasks that can be linked to animals, users, and rooms.
  • Configurable request and approval workflow.
  • Recurring tasks.
  • Customized data forms and templates for data management.
  • Actual tracking and update of task and object history.


  • Manage team and task assignments directly integrated with Human Resource systems.
  • Manage staff contact information.
  • Manage training levels and certifications.
  • Presents an overview of scheduled tasks for the supervisor.
  • Personalized My Tasks with scheduled tasks for staff.
  • Enhances communication between investigator and vivarium.
  • Track repetitive tasks, unions of tasks, and task cost.
  • Provides technician door sheet and alerts on uncompleted tasks.
  • Paperless workflows and customized data templates to manage room history and tasks management.
  • Automation of cage management, census, & billing.
  • Assignment of RFID implant chips and bar codes for cage identification.


  • All sites can be geospatially mapped with the site, building, department, floor, room, and cage locations.

Automated Logistics of Animal Requests & Orders

  • Automated and configurable process for order approvals.
  • Integration of approval process with Finance and eProcurement Systems.
  • Verification & validation of automated process check against protocol, validation rules, and capacity.

Veterinary & Experimental Records

  • Animal species outline graphics.
  • Email alerts for veterinarian follow-ups.
  • Wellness reports can be initiated during bed checks with automatic notification to the vet.
  • Customized and configurable templates for animal history records and tasks, for veterinary care, study management, science support.
  • Enables bulk record imports of health records and historical data.
  • One complete system for all your Animal and Study Data management.

Dynamic Tracking Solution for Animal / Colony Management

  • Fully integrated with Pristima XD Colony module for dosing and study and return to the colony for observations and washout periods for large animals.
  • Customized cage cards with barcode & RFID capability.
  • Tracking & identification of animals and cages through barcodes and RFID technologies.
  • Comprehensive data capturing and maintenance of animal details such as sex, strain, ID, genotype, date of birth, health data, and history.
  • Tracking and documentation of Post Approval Monitoring, USDA, and AALAC reporting.
  • Tracking mating selection, pairing, and timings.
  • eReporting of colony performance.
  • Assignment of animals to groups individuals
    Simultaneous tracking of animals and animal numbers for protocols and of animal transfers between protocols.
  • eRecording of study protocols.
  • Enables smoother communication in task requests for planning and communication between facility staff and researchers.
  • Facilitates automated solutions for managing multiple species.

Learn more about Pristima XD VM

Vivarium Management

Animal Research Facility Management

Animal and Veterinary Management (IACUC)

Animal Care and Veterinary Management

Other Pristima XD modules

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Validated business process automation solution with built-in GXP audit, CAPA, master schedule, training, SOP management, and content migration and integration.

Pristima XD

Total preclinical R&D management system.

Pristima XD Savante

Data repository, query, and automated preclinical data preparation solution to support CDISC SEND submission standards.

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Heidi Krueger

Head of Quality Assurance

Heidi leads Xybion’s Quality Assurance practice. She has over 20 years’ experience in designing and implementing quality assurance policies. Since joining Xybion in 2000, Heidi worked with several clients to design quality policies and ensure compliance. She is responsible to hosting Xybion customer audits. Heidi has a BA degree in Biology from The King’s College.

James Castonguay

Product Technology Lead

James provides leadership to Xybion quality management systems including product design, development and client delivery. James started working with Xybion in 2002 in its Canadian division. He is now managing product delivery from the United States. James has a master’s degree in mathematics and minor in informatics from the University of Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada.

Dave Chiaramonte

Enterprise Assets and HSE Leader
Dave brings diverse and deep expertise to his leadership role as the leader of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Employee Health & Safety line of business. Dave has over twenty years of experience within the Information Technology industry including development, implementation and integration of complex Enterprise Systems in large corporate environments. He is a highly regarded technology leader in IBM’s Maximo Asset Management Product implementation. Dave worked with BMS and Dupont pharmaceuticals before joining Xybion in 2004.

Tom Klapmuts

Digital Lab Solution Leader

Tom provides leadership in design, delivery and revenue growth of Xybion digital lab solutions. He is an experienced client solutions manager with a demonstrated history of working with many clients globally to solve their business problems. Tom has training in U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Life Sciences, CRO Management, and Clinical Development. Before joining Xybion, Tom worked for pharmaceutical companies such as Merck and Schering Plough. Tom is a Purdue university alumnus.

Priya Rajesh

Head of Sales: APAC | Head of Operations: India

Priya is responsible for Xybion business growth in APAC region. She brings over two decades of experience in Business Consulting and Operations Management. Her deep expertise in diversified areas, including strategic alliance and partnership management, diversity and inclusivity initiatives and employee development, will amplify Xybion’s global strategic relationships and will strengthen the company’s executive leadership in India. In her last role at Conduent, she served as Director-Marketing & Bid Management. Prior to this, Priya has worked with Infosys and Covansys (now CSC). Priya holds degrees in microbiology & health management.

Raji Bijur

Head of Quality Control & CSV

Raji leads Xybion Quality Control function. She has over 22 years of experience in software quality management, CSV, SQA, software process & KPI development and industry benchmarking. She has strong process implementation knowledge including ISO, CMMI, Agile, Scrum, Six Sigma, Lean. Certified CSQA, CSV, GCP, and GAMP. Raji has led implementation of QC processes in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) projects. Before coming to Xybion in 2019, she worked with IQVIA (Former Quintiles), Infosys, Aris Global, Mphasis and serving clients across different market segments. Raji has a bachelor’s degree in information science & technology and MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

Bob Friedman

Chief Solution Architect

Bob Friedman has over 25 years of experience in Preclinical information systems at Xybion Corporation as a developer, development manager and Chief Solution Architect. He has been an active member of the CDISC SEND standards consortium for five years as well as the PhUSE / FDA Industry Collaboration. Bob has previously worked for Synthes Orthopedics, NYU Medical Center and the New York State Department of Health. He has a master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Gokul Panda

Head of Platform and Product Development

Gokul is the Head of Platform and Product Development, responsible for developing new and critical platforms and products. He has over 20 years of enterprise software development in the life sciences industry and related fields. Gokul holds both a Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Engineering, Science, and Technology. Gokul’s unrivaled expertise in enterprise software architecture and solutions provides Xybion’s clients with leading product functionality, innovation, and platform stability.

Anu Roy

Chief Solutions Delivery Officer

Anu manages project delivery and relationship. She has over 18 years of Life Sciences industry and IT services experience. Anu has a strong track record of designing and developing digital solutions, management consulting, quality & compliance Management, CLM, process & key metrics design, program execution & improvement and account management. Anu is a recipient of the STEM WOC ‘Technology Rising Star ‘by US Women’s magazine in 2014. She has received several other awards including Infosys Consulting Architect Award for outstanding achievement in 2011, RCL Crown Golden Brain Award in 2013. Anu is a guest columnist at Pharmaceutical Compliance Monitor and published in several international business magazines. Anu has a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry and MBA in marketing.

Keith Dempsey

Chief Information Officer

Keith Dempsey has joined Xybion as our global CIO. He brings 20+ years of progressive Information Technology experience from Merck, AIG, Barclays and PriceWaterhouse. Focusing his career on building global strategies that capitalize on progressive technologies that scale in accordance to realized business growth. His experiences range from introducing new technologies that facilitated a competitive advantage for Merck, introduced new and scalable technologies for AIG Investments, and created progressive global organizational improvements for Barclay’s Capital. Keith has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Clarkson University and an MBA from William Paterson University.

Steve Porfano

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Steve manages Xybion corporate function which includes Finance, HR, Legal and QA. Steve joined Xybion in 1989 as Corporate Controller and was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 1991. As Chief Financial Officer, Steve is responsible for the establishment, enhancement, coordination and administration of the Company’s financial systems, internal controls, and related areas. Additionally, he is the corporate liaison to the Company’s bank, independent certified public accounting firm and governmental compliance and financial auditors.

Kamal Biswas

President & Chief Operating Officer

Kamal joined Xybion as its President and Chief Operating Officer in 2018. He is an acknowledged leader in the life sciences industry and has over 20 years’ experience in management consulting and pharmaceutical business. Very recently, Kamal was a Partner and leader of the global Life Sciences practice at Infosys Consulting. Before that, he spent several years working with pharma companies including Novartis Pharma and Ciba Geigy to manage manufacturing and late-stage R&D functions.

Pradip K. Banerjee, Ph.D., MBA

Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Banerjee is an entrepreneurial senior executive with 30+ years of in-depth experience in the global Life Sciences, Healthcare and Services industry in global operations, strategic management, business development, investments and new ventures creation, M&A and Buy-outs. Prior to acquiring Xybion in 2008, Pradip served as President and CEO of Science Center in Philadelphia focused on creating, incubating, managing and investing in science based new companies. He was the Partner-in-Charge of the pharmaceutical Research & Development unit of Accenture where he created the R&D consulting unit and had grown it to become $100+ million worldwide business. Dr. Banerjee holds a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from the Wharton Business School of University of Pennsylvania.

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