Laboratory Animal Care and Use Section

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Director, Laboratory Animal Care and Use Section
Office of Science and Technology (OST)
Phone: (301) 496-4860

Research Overview

Activities
The NIAMS Laboratory Animal Care and Use Section (LACU) provides support to all NIAMS Intramural Research Program (IRP) Branches and Laboratories using animals. The LACU provides the following services to the NIAMS IRP:


  • Veterinary Care
  • Animal Ordering
  • Assistance with Protocol Preparation
  • Training Investigative Staff in Conducting Animal Procedures
  • Animal Facility Management - NIAMS ACRF
  • Monitoring Animal Health in Shared and Core Facilities
  • Coordination of Rodent Rederivation

 

Reviewed December 14, 2012