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College of Veterinary Medicine

Goals

In addition to basic comparative research, the Midwest Institute for Comparative Stem Cell Biology has the following initial research goals:

  • Create new tools for treatment of degenerative and other diseases in humans and companion and competitive animals
  • Develop technologies for production of pharmaceutical and biological agents
  • Create high throughput techniques for safety testing of pharmaceutical and biological agents
  • Enhance food safety
  • Increase efficiency of animal-based food production
  • Preserve endangered species

These research goals are complemented by:

  • Creation and furtherance of education and training in this field of biological research and commercialization
  • Development and commercialization of intellectual property resulting from the research program