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drug discovery and zebrafish facility

flow is the drug discovery and zebrafish facility of St. Michael's Hospital - Unity Health Toronto. Its aims is to provide drug discovery services and disease models using zebrafish. 

It includes over 30 reporter and transgenic zebrafish lines, a drug discovery platform, and a large zebrafish facility holding over 1,500 tanks. 


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flow is the zebrafish facility of St. Michael's Hospital. Funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the St. Michael's Hospital Foundation, flow supports drug discovery and research using zebrafish. 

flow is equipped with large zebrafish housing systems hosting over 1,500 tanks and drug discovery equipment including fluid handling, bio-imager, microscopes, and behavioral assessment systems. 

The facility provides services such as high-throughput drug screening, creation of transgenic and reporter lines, development and establishment of new disease models, and behavioral assessments. 

We focus on neurological diseases, drugs of abuse, and cardiovascular diseases. 

Most importantly, we do science and are excited by innovative solutions to solve health issues.

Gaspard Montandon, PhD


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