Conducting high quality preclinical studies tailored to your research question
Preclinical Services comprises Preclinical Surgery, Preclinical Facility and Tissue Morphology. Preclinical Services conducts all in vivo studies at AO Research Institute Davos—often in close collaboration with other focus areas. We have the skills, experience and knowledge to assist researchers in a modular manner, starting with project design and ending with data analysis and publication. We also continuously refine our models and methodologies.
The main partners for collaborative projects are the different programs of the AO Research Institute Davos, AO clinicians, AO industrial partners and external institutions.
Our goals are
to conduct all in vivo studies with the utmost responsibility and to the highest standards of reproducibility
to ensure animal welfare and to apply the 3R principles
to refine preclinical models and methodologies
to process tissue for histological analysis, evaluate slides and report on findings