Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research
The Delaware Center for Musculoskeletal Research (DCMR) supports basic and preclinical research on the central theme of musculoskeletal health—from the level of the joints to the actions of key cells and molecules—with emphasis on understanding the mechanisms by which physical and biological cues influence tissue structure and normal function and dysfunction, and identifying potential therapeutic interventions.
We aim to:
- Accelerate fundamental musculoskeletal research by supporting synergistic and multidisciplinary research projects.
- Galvanize capabilities for musculoskeletal research by establishing a Multiscale Assessments Research Core.
- Amplify the impact of musculoskeletal research through faculty mentoring, expansion, and retention.
Accelerating Fundamental Musculoskeletal Discoveries
Translating Fundamental Discoveries to the Clinic
BMEG867 – Research techniques for preclinical analysis in rodents
Instructors: Gwen Talham, Christine Stinger, Millicent Sullivan
Instructor permission required
This course provides hands-on instruction to prepare student researchers to design and perform experiments involving rodent handling and rodent surgery. Key topics include ethics, regulatory considerations, animal protocol design and execution, and drug/medical device approval.
Registration link is https://forms.gle/6pJ1FS2FYxtphkAM8
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