Metabolic Disease Models

At Biomere, we have the expertise and experience to assist you in assessing your novel test material’s therapeutic potential against diabetes, obesity and associated disorders. Biomere offers a number of animal model test systems to facilitate the growth of your drug from discovery to IND. With over 20 years of experience in the diabetic field, Biomere can perform comprehensive evaluations on all test articles.

Animal models available include:
  • Diet-induced obesity (rodent and large animal)
  • db/db mice
  • ob/ob mice
  • BB/Wor rats spontaneous and inducible
  • Induced models of type 1 diabetes, including STZ

Disease related biomarkers can also be investigated at Biomere using clinical chemistry panels, complete blood counts, ELISA’s and lipid panels. Metabolic cages are available for individual studies.