Labs & Centers

Neuroscience

Combining world-class basic scientific research with contract R&D to advance programs in sleep and circadian rhythms, cognition, pain and addiction, obesity, osteoporosis, and type 2 diabetes

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Discovery and evaluation of treatments for neurological disorders

SRI Biosciences’ Center for Neuroscience combines world-class basic science with contract research to provide an ideal environment for partnering with clients and advancing R&D programs. Together with research teams in our Center for Health Sciences, SRI Biosciences offers a full range of translational research opportunities.

Program Overview

The Center for Neuroscience conducts basic and translational research in

Our work includes National Institutes of Health-sponsored studies on the neurobiology of sleep and wakefulness and treatments for narcolepsy.

Research methodologies employed include:

Our team facilitates the success of discovery programs by investigating the molecular basis of disease, identifying and validating novel therapeutic targets and conducting in vitro and in vivo efficacy and safety assessments. Our translational research focus has provided critical Proof of Concept (POC) studies to support FDA Investigational New Drug (IND) filings for several central nervous system indications.

SRI Biosciences also operates the Pfefferbaum Animal Imaging Facility as a service center available on a pay-for-use basis for approved outside researchers. Collaborations with SRI researchers are invited; please contact us.

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