Preclinical Research



To be recognized for socially sustainable and responsible excellence in pre-clinical research, creating and translating knowledge that leads to improvements in health across the life span.


To develop a multidisciplinary and integrated pre-clinical research resource to support Schulich faculty, learners and staff in best practices for pre-clinical research into optimizing knowledge generation across the life span.

Through these best practices, pre-clinical researchers can continue to improve the quality and reproducibility of their findings, increase the chances of successful translation to clinical trials, and contribute to knowledge and improving human health and wellness through scientific progress.

Please view the Preclinical Research Map below for some key best practices in preclinical research

For an interactive map with active links, please click on: (research_operations/preclinical_research/Preclinical Research Process1.pdf)