Section of Comparative Medicine
Research in the department is focused on modeling human diseases in laboratory animal models and diagnosing and treating disruptive diseases that can occur in laboratory animals.
Training in research is offered at doctoral and postdoctoral levels, while residency training in laboratory animal medicine prepares veterinarians for certification by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine.
Service programs provide essential animal care and biotechnology to the Yale research community. They include Genomics, Pathology and Virology services, and technical support for clinical and basic science research.