WisCNano at the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy promotes research and scholarship in nanomedicine devoted to nanotechnology-based platforms that prevent, diagnose, surveil, and treat various types of disease, including cancer. Dr. Kwon is a founding member of the center.
The MCC at the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy integrates well-established, translational science infrastructure with core expertise in all facets of drug discovery and development. MCC leverages preexisting capabilities in compound screening, hit-to-lead optimization, pharmacokinetic analysis and formulation assessment, and combines it with expanded synthetic medicinal chemistry resources.
The AIC at the UW–Madison School of Pharmacy supports and fosters the research enterprise within the School of Pharmacy, across the University of Wisconsin campus, and beyond, as opportunities exist, by providing state-of-the-art instrumentation and ancillary equipment, mainly NMR and mass spectroscopy, and expertise in its use and application.
As a member of the UWCCC, Dr. Kwon has the full use and subsidized costs of all shared services. Access is available to university support services including University Stores and Purchasing, Safety Department, Physical Plant and Biological Safety, Animal Use, and Human Use Committees. University fee-for-service support is available including the machine shop, electronics, Medical Illustration and Photography, and DOIT computer support.
Accredited by AAALAC, the 30,000 sq. ft. facility is available for in vivo studies. The facility has specialized areas for sterile surgery, radiology, necropsy, diagnosis, and storage.
SAIF houses state-of-the-art small animal imaging equipment for UWCCC members:
Several Siemens (IRW), Image J, GIMP, VivoQuant, and Amira-based image reconstruction and analysis workstations are available. An adjacent animal facility contains the latest ventilated rodent cage systems.