DEPH - Laboratory Animal Medicine Service (LAMS)

The Laboratory Animal Medicine Service (LAMS) provides facilities, services, and information to facilitate effective research and teaching with animals at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

At LAMS, members of the service ensure that animal care procedures and animal experimentation comply with federal, state, and local regulations. The management and operation of the animal care activities of all sites are integral to the development and implementation of a high quality animal care and use program.

Internal and external investigators carry out a wide variety of research projects with a wide range of animal species, including livestock. This program is characterized by a high level of client service, strong veterinary expertise, effective technical service delivery, quality animal housing, compliance with federal and state regulations, and maintenance of an AAALAC accreditation.