CEMEX is built upon over 40 years of expertise and experience in fundamental and applied biomedical sciences, pharmacology and pain research.
1978 – Central Laboratory of Enzymology and Biochemical Pharmacology (founded by Prof. Ostin C. Mungiu)
1986 – Central Laboratory for Drug Testing
2001 – Center for Study and Therapy of Pain
2005 – Center for Excellence for Cellular and Integrative Physiopharmacological Research
2006 – Platform for Interdisciplinary Training and Research
2016 – CEMEX
Completely renovated and modernized in 2016, under a $10mil project, co-funded by the 2007-2013 European Regional Development Fund, Priority Axis 2, CEMEX has become the most advanced preclinical R&D centre in Romania.
CEMEX is now an integrated, research and development department of the Grigore T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, providing a variety of services for many sectors, including human or animal healthcare, pharmaceutics or biotechnology.
Our state-of-the-art infrastructure and our highly qualified and passionate team allow various in-vitro, in-vivo and ex-vivo studies, in accordance with the requirements imposed by the international regulations, for investigation of new diagnostic / therapeutic methods / new drugs in all phases of the preclinical development.
To be at the forefront of knowledge creation for the advancement of human health.
To create knowledge in a thriving academic environment and foster the advancement of human health, while training the next generation of life science researchers.