The Centre occupies 2350 m2 at the Center of Medical Research of Faculty of Medicine of Porto
University (CIM-FMUP) building. The laboratories share core space and animal care
facilities, house modern equipment for pharmacological, biochemical,
physiological, electrophysiological, cell biology and molecular biology
research. These include centrifuges, ultracentrifuges, high pressure
liquid chromatographs, spectrophotometers, spectrofluorimeters, liquid
scintillation counters, gamma counters, inverted and fluorescence
microscopes, cell culture room facilities and facilities for in vivo
work as well as other specialized use equipment.
The Centre Library houses a collection of 700 bound volumes and
receives 40 current journals as well as providing access to medical and
scientific data bases.
The academic computing center provides use of minicomputer and
microcomputer facilities. These are available to all Departmental
CIM-FMUP there are some departments frequently used by the researchers
from our Unit: Animal House, Experimental Surgery, Library, Auditorium,
Labs, Molecular Medicine research support Lab (LAIMM), Nobre Lab,
Microscopy imaging Lab.