Preclinical Research: Seven Critical Steps for a Successful Study

Regardless of your study type, goals or expected outcomes, when it comes to preclinical protocols, careful and informed decisions drive success. Companies are well advised to seek out seasoned experts in the field who can share insights into preclinical development efforts, including in study design, protocol development, animal models, screening and sourcing, delivering and dosing, quality control and regulatory compliance.

About Preclinical Translational Services

A business service of Wake Forest Innovations, Preclinical Translational Services helps to accelerate research and development programs with quality preclinical testing of medical devices and therapeutics, taking advantage of a range of capabilities and the extensive experience of its internationally renowned staff members.

Protocols developed by the Preclinical Translational Services teams have been applied to a wide variety of model platforms, including pigeons, rodents, rabbits, pigs, sheep and several species of nonhuman primates. The teams assist partners as required in the crafting of any or all portions of experimental protocol.


Contact Preclinical Translational Services to schedule a meeting with one of our expert scientists.


We'll design and develop a study that provides you with valuable data to drive key decisions.


Our scientists, key opinion leaders in their fields, will conduct your studies in state-of-the-art facilities.


Our project managers and regulatory experts will ensure your study fully complies with all requirements.