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Centrally managed animal care and use, including provision of housing for and humane care to all animals employed in research at the Boston Health Sciences campus and the Medford/Somerville campus is provided by Tufts Comparative Medicine Services (Tufts CMS). You will find the information referenced below on Tufts CMS website which is password protected. Please email for access.

Proposal budget for animal costs may include:

  • Procurement of animals – prices available from Tufts preferred vendor catalogues
  • Animal care – prices available from Tufts CMS per diem rates that are updated annually. For multi-year projects, an annual increase of 3-5% should be included.