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Preclinical Laboratory, Surgical and Imaging Facilities

Preclinical Laboratory, Surgical and Imaging Facilities

Preclinical Research Services is a unit within Wake Forest Innovations that focuses on translating science into marketable products, as well as making core facilities available to outside businesses and organizations. We have access to the state-of-the-art preclinical research facilities including laboratory, surgical, and imaging facilities of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest University.

Preclinical Research and Surgical Facilities

Preclinical Research Services has several facilities available that can be used to complete studies for sponsors.


Richard Dean Building, In Vivo Research

Richard Dean Biomedical Research Building, a 180,434-square-foot building that provides some of the surgical capabilities for Preclinical Research Services, is an AAALAC-accredited facility with animal housing rooms and two state-of-the-art surgical suites.

Wake Forest Biotech Place Atrium

One Biotech Place offers 108,900 square feet of office, conference and research laboratory space. Preclinical Research Services frequently utilizes the conference center to meet with sponsors.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Campus

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is home to some of our core and basic science research labs with facilities that can be made available to sponsors when needed.

Center for Comparative Medicine Research

Preclinical Research Services collaborates with the Center for Comparative Medicine Research and Primate Center and includes a state-of-the-art GLP compliant surgical facility.

Additional Research and Laboratory Facilities Available for Use

  • Center for Biomolecular Imaging, a multi-technology facility comprised of state-of-the-art imaging modalities that supports imaging research while facilitating multidisciplinary research.
  • Wake Forest Core Labs¬†are also available offering a range of lab capabilities, such as chemical biology, cardiovascular pathology and custom diet development.
Want to know more about working with us? Schedule a meeting with Wake Forest Innovations or contact us at or call +1.336.713.1111.