Preclinical Translational 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 Translational Services has several facilities available that can be used to complete studies for sponsors.
Preclinical Translational Services is located at One Technology Way with offices and a small animal vivarium and surgery area.
Richard Dean Biomedical Research Building, a 180,434-square-foot building that provides some of the surgical capabilities for Preclinical Translational Services, is an AAALAC-accredited facility with animal housing rooms and two state-of-the-art surgical suites.
One Biotech Place offers 108,900 square feet of office, conference and research laboratory space. Preclinical Translational Services frequently utilizes the conference center to meet with sponsors.
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.
Preclinical Translational Services collaborates with the Center for Comparative Medicine Research and Primate Center and is developing additional facilities at that location.
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.