Office of Research Advancement (ORAD), a division of Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED),  comprises of Research Core Services, Controlled Substances in Research, and Comparative Medicine Resources.  ORAD supports the research mission of Rutgers University in biomedical research areas including but not limited to genomic projects, pharmacokinetic and ADME studies, feasibility studies, surgical models, xenograft models and chemotherapeutic studies.