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SAIC-Frederick, Inc.

Address:
1050 Boyles Street / P.O. Box B
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Frederick, MD, USA
1-301-846-1000

Category: Diagnostic/Imaging; Research Services & Supplies

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SAIC-Frederick, Inc. is engaged in speeding the delivery of new technologies and treatments to patients with cancer and AIDS. It was created as a wholly owned subsidiary of SAIC in 1995 to fulfill the operations and technical support contract for the National Cancer Institute at Frederick.

SAIC-Frederick provides proteomics technologies to identify and characterize the protein signatures of human cancer cells and tissues. Its imaging technologies include: clinical-grade magnetic resonance imager, optical scanners including fluorescence and bioluminescence, positron emission tomography scanner, single photon emission computed tomography scanner, an X-ray computed tomography scanner, and ultrasound. The company's nanotechnology is involved in the characterization of nanoparticles by physical attributes, in vitro biological properties, and in vivo compatibility, using animal models. It also operates the Mouse Models of Human Cancers Consortium (MMHCC) Repository, an NCI-funded resource for mouse cancer models and associated strains.

SAIC-Frederick offers various genetics & genomics services including genotyping, array technologies, DNA sequencing, gene expression, and miRNA (microRNA) analysis. It also operates the Mouse Models of Human Cancers Consortium (MMHCC) Repository, an NCI-funded resource for mouse cancer models and associated strains. The repository makes strains available to all members of the scientific community (academic, nonprofit, and commercial). MMHCC Repository strains are maintained as live colonies or cryoarchived as frozen embryos, depending on demand. The company's biopharmaceutical production services include: development of monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, peptide and DNA vaccines, virus vaccines and oncolytic virus, gene therapy products, and other biological agents.

SAIC-Frederick has partnerships with Fluidigm Corporation, INDIVUMED GmbH, Applied Research & Photonics, Inc, GenVec Inc, Protein Chemistry Laboratory, Roche Applied Science, Roche Diagnostics Corp etc.