Build on your knowledge of various topics in pre-clinical pulmonary research including animal models used in pulmonary research studies, study design, grant justifications and more.
Small animal models of pulmonary fibrosis
Learn more about the most common small animal fibrosis models, along with a brief description of their modes of induction, advantages, and disadvantages.
Asthma Animal Models
This resource delves into the most popular asthma animal models, the advantages and disadvantages of each, what goes into a successful model, the sensitization and challenge phases, and more!
COPD ANIMAL MODELS
Learn what goes into a successful COPD model, the types of models available, what the pros and cons of each model are, which species or strains are better and why.
ANESTHESIA REGIMES FOR FLEXIVENT STUDIES
Learn about the anesthesia regimes for flexiVent studies. This includes recommended anesthetic and paralytic regimes, types of anesthetics used and more.
Grant Justifications for Equipment
These documents will include an overview of the equipment, unique features, and specific diseases the equipment can be used for to help you write your grant justification.
Any activities that involve animals in research must first be approved by the International Animal Care and Use Committee who play a key role in ensuring the humane use and care of these animals.. Learn what details are important for IACUC.
Moving Into In Vivo Research
While working with in vivo models can be challenging, SCIREQ makes in vivo lung function measurements accessible to scientists of all backgrounds. Learn more about getting started with in vivo studies in this document.
Created in collaboration with Samuel Mehr from The Music Lab at Harvard, this is the ultimate guide for what to include when creating or enhancing your lab handbook.