Preclinical, Imaging & Research Laboratories (PIRL)


Chris Christou

+61 8 81284658

101 Blacks Rd, Gilles Plains SA 5086, Australia

The Preclinical, Imaging & Research Laboratories (PIRL) are your gateway to research excellence.

Our staff have extensive experience in preclinical and veterinary research.

We offer a range of expertise to a broad spectrum of local and international clients including universities, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies and grant funded scientists.

Facility capabilities revolve around Research Support and include:
Contract research conducted to OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
ISO 9001 (2015) accreditation
In-house access to surgical expertise
Preclinical Testing/R&D services/fee-for-service
Animal Ethics Committee consultation and advice
Radiation Safety
OGTR compliance: Physical Containment Level 2 (PC2) and Quality Approved Premises
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources compliance and applications
Surgery & Surgical Workshops
Animal Health Monitoring (ComPath)
Imaging including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), CT/Positron Emission Tomography (PET), X-ray, multipurpose fluoroscopy lab, Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), Image Intensifiers, Ultrasound
Ability to source and order species from reputable suppliers (sheep, pigs, rabbits, guinea pigs, GM rodents, alpacas and other species upon request)