Unidad de experimentación con animales genéticamente modificados
Desarrollado por: Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria La Fe
The Unit for Experimentation with Genetically Modified Animals (UEAGEM) of the IIS La Fe which is located in the basement of the Tower A of the University and Polytechnic Hospital La Fe, has a total floor area of about 600 m2, and it is prepared for to store/house and research with mice, rabbits, rats, pigs and fishes.
The experienced professionals responsible of the unit sustain a wide variety of studies based on animal housing, experimental design with different animal models, consultancy and regulatory issues.
These professionals collaborate in the development of investigations carried out on these animals, applying the anesthetics and surgical procedures for its implementation. In addition, they are responsible for the welfare of animals during experimental use through pain management and treatment protocols (analgesia), monitoring of postsurgical recovery of animals and humane killing (euthanasia) at the end of the proceedings, including waste management.
FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT
The UEAGEM is provided with:
The electrical installation allows modulation of light to adjust to lighting cycles as required and provides imperceptible lighting by animals to facilitate their custody without interfering in cycles.
Hugo Salgado, DVM, MsC.
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Telephone: (+ 34) 963 862 700