A KU Core Service Lab provinding lead development services

The Biotechnology Innovation and Optimization Center (BIO Center) provides drug delivery, solubilization, and stabilization services to researchers. Our staff averages over 25 years of experience in industrial, contract research, and academic laboratories. The Center is closely aligned with the Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation (IAMI) and seeks to translate innovative research into new medical treatments and technologies.  The BIO Center works with researchers at the University of Kansas and with experts around the world to transform new discoveries into products for patients.

A large portion of the Centers research is conducted in partnership with the KU Cancer Center (KUCC). The KUCC is one of 67 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States.

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Michael J. Baltezor, PhD

Lanaea Heine

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