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LEARNING CENTER
PRECLINICAL IN VIVO TESTING

Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical tech companies rely on preclinical toxicology and pharmacology studies to:

  • evaluate the efficacy of new drug products quickly and accurately
  • provide critical information for clinical trials
  • help ensure patient safety
  • meet FDA and international requirements for new drug submissions

ANIMAL MODELS

Species often used in preclinical testing include:

  • rabbits
  • rats
  • mice
  • guinea pigs
  • hamsters
  • dogs
  • swine
  • sheep
  • calves

Treatments may be administered via the following routes of administration:

  • oral
  • dermal
  • intravenous
  • subcutaneous
  • intracutaneous
  • intraperitoneal
  • continuous infusion (Alzet®)
  • intratracheal
  • intrathecal

Investigational Areas:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Endocrine
  • Anti-infective
  • Oncology
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Dermal
  • Central Nervous System

Download a printable version of our booklet Preclinical Toxicology - Points to Consider in Program Design (PDF).

 

 
 
 
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