The Vanderbilt Ophthalmic Contract Research Organization (VO-CRO) is a research enterprise dedicated to producing the highest quality pre-clinical data using state-of-the-art technology in ophthalmic disease models.

Our experimental platform facilitates evaluation of the efficacy provided by pharmacotherapeutic strategies in clinically relevant models and extends to the assessment of both the structure and function of ocular tissues.

IN-VITRO

Cells

Screening for target identification/verification and mechanistic studies of drug mechanisms-of-action.

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EX-VIVO

TISSUE

Isolation and evaluation of ocular tissues.

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IN-VIVO

ANIMAL

Rodent modeling of ocular pathologies. Methods are supported by the Division of Animal Care (DAC).

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CONTACT US

1161 21st Avenue South, B-13319 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232-2569

Email: vo-cro@vumc.org

Phone: (615) 875-1658

Map: goo.gl/maps/JEzt3kYUiZp

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