TCDM offers experice in customizing animal models for various needs. The Unit is specialized in GM mouse models, tumor xenografts and surgical models.

Mission of TCDM is

  • to generate and study advanced disease models with a specific focus in gene modified animals and in xenograft studies with a specific reference to drug discovery
  • to facilitate studies devoted to understand the pathogenesis and mechanisms of the diseases, and testing drug candidates in vivo
  • to form a bridge between the basic and clinical research
  • to offer a strong infrastructure for both basic research and drug industry
  • to provide high-quality training for techniques related to animal experimentation

TCDM has produced over 200 research or disease models that are distributed to 15 countries in 5 continents