This core supports discovery work in the nervous system. The Device Development unit also supports prototyping of innovative implantable and wearable medical devices.


The Biological Testing unit supports testing of neuro-inflammation and biological reactivity to implantable micro-technologies.


This core houses the only Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) preclinical testing facility in Western Canada.  It supports the completion of preclinical research services to help University researchers and client companies develop therapeutic products or establish product safety in compliance with regulatory approval under the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Good Laboratory Practice regulations or FDA 21CFR Part 58.


3D Cell-cultures for High Throughput Testing of Molecules and Implants