Validated gastrointestinal model of visceral pain for preclinical drug testing
The University of Antwerp has developed a validated gastrointestinal models for visceral pain which can be used for in vivo proof of concept of new lead compounds. Pharmaceutical companies looking to test a preclinical candidate for further development in visceral pain-related pathologies can benefit from this established expertise. More info
The Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine
With its Centre for Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine the university hospital and the university of Antwerp offer a one stop shop for development, certified manufacturing and clinical implementation of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMP). It is the first academic GMP-certified Centre that meets EU regulations for the production of ATMPs.
We offer our know-how and facilities and are keen to explore new avenues both with industry and other research institutes for collaborative projects. More info
Alternative testing strategies
Alternative testing strategies are gaining importance in chemical, pharmaceutical and ecological risk assessment. With our approach, tailor-made tests can be used to address specifi questions in order to correctly interpret the obtained results. We work on pure chemical and pharmaceutical compounds and mixtures, as well as on environmental and industrial (e.g.effluents) samples. More info