Creating innovative solutions. Milestone

Milestone Development Services is a consulting company dedicated to connecting industry needs with innovative technologies and solutions.

Dr. Mike Lee, President of Milestone Development Services, has actively participated in the growth of new technologies and their integration into drug development.

CPSA Review
Review past CPSA programs

Langhorne, PA
Clinical and Pharmaceutical Analysts United: Human Wellbeing is Our Responsibility

São Paulo, Brazil
The Latin American Biopharmaceutical Challenge: Connecting the Dots from Invention to Innovation

CPSA Analytics 2019
Embassy Suites
Boston, MA

Solutions for the Patient: Building Communities One Patient at a Time

CPSA Shanghai 2019
Shanghai, China
Translating Challenges in the Biotechnology Industry: From Drug Discovery to the Clinic

CPSA Metabolomics 2019
Crowne Plaza Atlanta Perimeter
Atanta, GA

CPSA Europe 2019
The Doubletree Cambridge Belfry Hotel
Cambridge, UK

By author by Mike S. Lee

Protein Analysis using Mass Spectrometry: Accelerating Protein Biotherapeutics from Lab to Patient
Published June 2017
This book brings together the most current advances in the mass spectrometry technology and related method in protein analysis. It covers both qualitative and quantitative aspects of Mass Spectrometry protein analysis in drug discovery. Principles, Instrumentation, Technologies topics include MS of peptides, proteins, and ADCs , instrumentation in protein analysis, nanospray technology in MS protein analysis, and automation in MS protein analysis.

Oral Bioavailability Assessment: Basics and Strategies for Drug Discovery and Development
Published May 2017
Specifically geared to personnel in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, this book describes the basics and challenges of oral bioavailability – one of the most significant hurdles in drug discovery and development.

Dried Blood Spots
Published May 2014
Dried Blood Spots features contributions from an international team of leading scientists in the field. Their contributions present a unique resource on the history, principles, procedures, methodologies, applications, and emerging technologies related to DBS.

Mass Spectrometry Handbook
Published April 2012
This unique reference provides an extensive library of methods used in mass spectrometry, covering applications of mass spectrometry in fields as diverse as drug discovery, environmental science, forensic science, clinical analysis, homeland security and more.

Mass Spectrometry in Drug Metabolism and Disposition:
Basic Principles and Applications

Published March 2011
This book examines the background, industrial context, process, analytical methodology, and technology of metabolite identification. It emphasizes the applications of metabolite identification in drug research. While primarily a textbook, the book also functions as a comprehensive reference to those in the industry.

Characterization of Impurities and Degradants Using Mass Spectrometry
Published June 2011
Both general practitioners in pharmaceutical research and specialists in analytical chemistry field will benefit from this book that will detail step-by-step approaches and new strategies to solve challenging problems related to pharmaceutical research.

Integrated Strategies for Drug Discovery Using Mass Spectrometry
Published June 2005
This book provides a thorough and unique review of current analytical approaches, industry practices, and strategies in drug discovery.

LC/MS Applications in Drug Development
Published March 2002
This book is the first to describe LC/MS applications within the context of drug development: discovery, preclinical, clinical, and manufacturing.

CPSA Europe 2020

February 4-7, 2020
The Doubletree Cambridge Belfry Hotel
Cambridge, U.K.

Program Chairs
Neil Spooner, Spoonser Bioanalytical Solutions
Ismael Zamora, Molecular Discovery

Plenary Speaker
Fleur Chandler, Duchenne UK

Imagine Speaker
Shristophe Stove, University of Ghent

CPSA Europe features:

  • Pre-conference Workshops
  • Plenary Lectures
  • Imagine Summit
  • Symposia Sessions and Roundtables
  • Sponsors Participation
  • Sponsored Workshops and Social Events
  • Vendor Session

CPSA Europe
Where Technology and Solutions Meet

CPSA Metabolomics 2020

March 16-18, 2020
Columbia, SC USA

Program Co-Chairs
Abhishek Jha, Elucidata
Andrew Lee, IMCS

CPSA Metabolomics features:

  • Plenary Lectures
  • Symposia Sessions and Roundtables
    • Clinical Applications and Workflows
    • Crossover Technologies and Methods from Proteomics
    • Biomarker Discovery/li>
    • Informatics and Multiple/Patterned Data Sets
    • Analytical Platforms
    • Sample Preparation and Chemistries
    • Novel Multianalyte Quantitation Approaches
  • Vendor Session
  • Sponsored Workshops
  • Graduate Student Focus on Career Development
    • Job Skills - Resume, Interview Process, Presentation
    • Career Options - Pharma, Biotech, Clinical, Start-Up

CPSA Metabolomics
Where Technology and Solutions Meet. Where Discovery Meets the Clinic.

CPSA Shanghai 2020

April 22-24, 2020
Shanghai, China

Program Chair
Tianyi "Tee" Zheng, Frontage Laboratories

CPSA Shanghai features:

  • Plenary Lecturers
  • Workshops
  • Sponsors Reception
  • Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Symposia Sessions and Roundtables
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Young Scientist Excellence Awards
  • Innovator Awards
  • Poster Session
  • Exposition
  • Sponsored Lunch & Learn Workshops
  • CPSA Shanghai Social Evening

CPSA Shanghai
Where Technology and Solutions Meet. Where East Meets West.

CPSA Analytics 2020

May 4-7, 2020
Embassy Suites Hotel Boston/Waltham
Boston, MA

Program Co-Chairs
Amanda Berg, New Objective
Alla Kloss, Sanofi

Plenary Speaker
Enaksha Wickremsinhe, Eli Lilly & Co.

CPSA Analytics features:

  • Workshops
  • Sponsor's Reception
  • Plenary Lectures
  • Imagine Summit
  • Symposia Sessions and Roundtables
  • Exhibition
  • Vendor Session
  • Evening Social Events

CPSA Analytics
Where Technology and Personalized Healthcare Meet.


August 24-26, 2020
São Paulo, Brazil

Program Chair
Carlos Kiffer, EPM/UNIFESP

CPSA BRASIL features:

  • Workshops
  • Plenary Lectures
  • Symposia Sessions and Roundtables
  • Jabuticaba Sessions
  • Exhibition
  • Vendor Session
  • Founders Awards

Where Technology and Solutions Meet. Where Together We Progress.


October 4-7, 2020
Sheraton Bucks County Hotel
Langhorne, PA USA

Program Co-Chairs
Melanie Anderson, Merck
Ganesh Moorthy, The Children's Hopital of Philadelphia

Workshop-Style Short Courses
Courses focus on specialized training and current industry practices and preferences.

The CPSA symposia and roundtables are industry-led events dedicated to education.

Where Technology and Solutions Meet