Rodent Surgical Services
Disease Model and Assessment Core staff members are proficient in a number of surgical techniques. The DMA Core maintains an IACUC-approved Animal Care and Use Protocol that describes and provides for provision of the following services:
- Cortical Impact (rat or mouse)
- Ovariectomy (rat or mouse)
- Venipuncture (rat)
- Craniotomy (rat or mouse)
- Non-invasive blood pressure (rat or mouse)
All Investigators wishing to utilize DMA surgical services need to hold an IACUC-approved Animal Care and Use Protocol for the proposed procedure(s). For off-site investigators, a memorandum of agreement must be arranged in advance of usage of DMA Core services.
Additionally, the DMA Core staff maintains a surgical suite on the second floor of Hemenway, a physiology suite in Hemenway, and a surgical suite within the Hemenway vivarium.
For access to these resources or to get more information about the services listed, please contact Michelle Winter, firstname.lastname@example.org.