Center for Industry Research Collaboration

The Center for Industry Research Collaboration expedites access to specialized clinical and research capabilities of Wake Forest. We create interdisciplinary research teams of thought leader scientists and clinicians to help industry assess and make informed decisions about its novel therapeutics or medical devices. We support collaborative partnerships with industry to help accelerate the development of new commercial products.

Preclinical Research Solutions

The faculty at Wake Forest offer industry preclinical testing and development services to help accelerate therapeutic, vaccine and medical device research and development programs. A wide range of studies can be supported based on an extensive catalog of preclinical testing models, including a significant population of nonhuman primates located at Wake Forest’s Center for Comparative Medicine Research. We offer unique and differentiated capabilities in heart disease, addiction, behavior and metabolic studies. Take advantage of the range of capabilities and the extensive experience of Wake Forest’s internationally renowned scientists, veterinarians and surgeons.

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Clinical Trials

Wake Forest Baptist provides a breadth and depth of experience in the investigation of diseases through device and Phase I-IV clinical trials. It is top ranked by U.S. News & World Report in 12 specialties, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, orthopaedics, geriatrics and urology. Industry partners get access to key opinion leaders, state-of-the-art technology and a trial support system unparalleled in the region.

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