Focus in services in advanced animal models

TCDM is a research and research service organisation at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku, and is part of the Bio Center Finland “Model Organisms” network. TCDM applies and provides state-of-art research facilities and expertise in studies in experimental animals to support both academic and industrial associated non-clinical research. The facilities and expertise are also available for contract research.

Disease Models

TCDM focuses on genetically modified mice and tumor xenografts as models for human diseases. Disease models are of key importance in studying the disease

  • mechanisms
  • progression and development
  • prevention and treatment
  • analyzing the drug candidates before clinical trials