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iMed.ULisboa/ FFULisboa Research Institute for Medicines/ Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa

Service Centre category(ies)

Animal Facilities / Research Animals

Description of the Service Centre

The Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa (FFUL) has an animal facility for rodents with a capacity to house around 500 rats/mice, which supports R&D activities at iMed.UL. The facility has several rooms for animal maintenance and experimentation prepared for surgical and experimental procedures. The animal house provides support on protocol development and licensing, refinement and advice in experimental procedures and simple surgical techniques by certified researchers.

Service Centre web address

http://www.ff.ul.pt/

Contact person's name

Maria Manuela Gaspar

Contact person's e-mail

mgaspar@ff.ul.pt

Contact person's telephone

00351 217500767

Last edited on

2013-10-28 10:24:58

Services

Service

Group of services

Available for external use?

Yes

Comments

Animal house may perform technical assistance on licensing and refinement of animal experiments by certified researchers, establishment of animal models and surgical experimental procedures by request.

Equipments

Equipment

Group of equipments

Service type: self-service or full-service?

Self-service

Comments

Double door horizontal steam sterilizer, biosafety cabinet, analytical balances, digital water plethysmometer, digital caliper, dial gage, mouse and rat restrainers for different administration routes, metabolic cages, basic surgical instruments, euthanasia gas chamber. External use is dependent on approval.

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