How To Improve Nonclinical Study Outcomes By Mitigating Research Animal Stress

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Discover the impact that calm research animals have on study outcomes!

Many potential stressors in the laboratory environment can impact research animals, including sounds, human interactions, behavioral expectations, dosing procedures and sample collections. It is critical for research scientists and laboratory technicians to understand the instinctual tendencies of each species and implement effective animal care and training programs. Researchers can mitigate potential stressors in the research environment with calm, well-trained laboratory animals, leading to higher fidelity data and more accurate study results for your compound.

Stream this on-demand webinar as Sinclair Research and Sinclair BioResources present “How To Improve Nonclinical Study Outcomes By Mitigating Research Animal Stress”.

In our webinar, Sinclair will help you:
  • Understand how natural animal behaviors and psychology translate to laboratory research
  • Learn how a well-defined training program can mitigate stress and improve study outcomes
  • Review a case study on how stressors can elevate plasma cortisol levels
  • Discover how research animal and technician behaviors can impact your nonclinical program

About the Presenter:

Derek Brocksmith General Manager Sinclair BioResourcesDerek Brocksmith is the General Manager of Sinclair BioResources and has spent 13 years managing the largest production herds of minipigs for biomedical research in North America. Previous to joining Sinclair, Derek spent most of his career working in agriculture and agriculture-related fields with a focus on swine production. Derek earned bachelor’s degrees in animal science and criminal justice from National University in San Diego while serving in the United States Marine Crops.


Tina Rogers Head Shot 2Dr. Tina Rogers, PhD, MBA, DABT, is a life sciences executive with 25 years of experience in the CRO industry providing preclinical drug development services to biopharma, NIH and DoD. In her role as Senior Scientific Advisor, Dr. Rogers leads the expansion of Sinclair Research’s nonclinical development services and provides scientific and regulatory guidance to support customer programs. Dr. Rogers holds a PhD in Molecular & Cellular Biology and Pathobiology from the Medical University of South Carolina, an MBA from Auburn University and is a diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.


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