Physiogenex will be presenting its innovative animal models of diabetic nephropathy, namely the db/db mouse on high protein diet and the Unx/salt supplemented SDT fatty rat, at the ASN Kidney Week 2018, in San Diego, California.

The studies, performed by Physiogenex and industry partners Novo Nordisk, Scohia Pharma and CLEA Japan Inc., will be presented by Dr. François Briand, Director of Research and Business Development at Physiogenex, during the Diabetic Kidney Disease: Basic – III poster session, on Saturday, October the 27h, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (posters #SA-PO112 and PO-113)

CLEA representatives, including Dr. Shinohara, the expert who established the SDT fatty rat model, will be also on site to provide information about the model during the conference.

If you wish to know more about our models of Diabetic Nephropathy for setting-up a drug evaluation, ask Physiogenex experts:

If you wish to know more about the SDT fatty rat model for obesity/type 2 diabetes, contact CLEA Japan Inc.:

About CLEA Japan, Inc.

CLEA Japan, Inc. is the expert supplier of experimental rodents, constantly providing best quality bioservices to researchers. Based on its experience acknowledged by pharmaceutical companies, CLEA Japan, Inc. will efficiently provide CRO services with Physiogenex.

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About Physiogenex

Physiogenex is a leading preclinical research organization providing non clinical services in metabolic disorders and complications. We offer in vivo translational diseases models as well as ex vivo assays to support efficacy and pharmacological assays. We focus on metabolic diseases, diabetes, insulin resistance, obesity, dyslipidemia, liver diseases (NASH to fibrosis) and renal complications.

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