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Rush University Medical Center Preclinical Catheterization Laboratory

The Dolores Kohl Kaplan and Morris A. Kaplan Preclinical Catheterization Laboratory, or PCL, is a modern, fully equipped animal facility where physician investigators and industry sponsors perform research studies. In addition, students, physicians and industry personnel come for training in state-of-the-art device technology and advanced procedures. The facility is led by renowned physicians and researchers. The laboratory also offers all the benefits of a contract research organization within an academic setting, such as rigorous record keeping and data maintenance; full standardization of forms, procedures and templates; and a multidisciplinary, experienced team of scientific, technical and veterinary staff on site.

The Rush PCL is unique in the Midwest. Physicians are always available on site to offer both scientific and clinical advice.

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The Rush PCL can be contracted for either GLP or non-GLP studies, for physician training or for industry. Studies performed under GLP compliance are done in full accordance of the FDA’s GLP standards, allowing for true translational research. All aspects of our GLP studies are fully monitored and standardized through templates and operating procedures, including animal husbandry and study parameters, by our GLP-trained personnel. The Rush PCL is designated for large animal procedures including cardiac catheterization, percutaneous coronary intervention, thoracic procedures such as open-heart surgeries, vascular procedures, and non-survival or survival surgeries.

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Rush University Medical Center Preclinical Catheterization Laboratory
600 South Paulina Street Chicago, IL, 60612 United States
Rush University Medical Center Preclinical Catheterization Laboratory
600 S. Paulina St. Chicago, IL, 60612 United States

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