JAX centers combine robust funding, deep expertise and a collaborative mindset to accelerate discovery in complex disease and other research areas. By bringing together extensive resources and multiple perspectives, the centers support long-term, innovative research into cancer, aging, neurodegeneration, addiction, and more.
The Center for Systems Neurogenetics of Addiction (CSNA) aims to identify the biological relationships between the stages and patterns of cocaine addiction and behaviors that predict drug abuse.Read more
The JAX Center for Aging Research's long-term goal is to build a better understanding of the molecular mechanisms at work in lifespan and health span. We focus our diverse expertise in biology and genomics on the problems and disorders…Read more
To understand disease mechanisms and ultimately develop effective therapies for AD, it is essential we apply state-of-the-art approaches to generate the next generation of more predictive animal models and make these models widely available…Read more
The Jackson Laboratory Cancer Center (JAXCC) is a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center complemented by institutional education, resource and service initiatives that support cancer research world-wide. The JAXCC comprises approximately 50 members with multidisciplinary…Read more
The Jackson Laboratory Center for Precision Genetics (JCPG) seeks to create and validate new, precise animal models of incurable and genetically complex human diseases. The JCPG was initiated in 2015 as one of three NIH-funded Pilot Centers…Read more
350 million people are affected by rare and orphan disease. The JAX Center for Rare and Orphan Diseases conducts research to better treat these diseases.Read more
The center enables scientists to harness the full power of genomic technologies and computational strategies and use them to analyze the human genome to discover new and better ways of…Read more