Contract Research Services

Support and Collaboration

Our team can

  • Connect and consult with Tufts veterinary, medical, dental, and biomedical sciences clinicians and researchers
  • Develop IACUC protocols, nondisclosure agreements, contracts, and budgets
  • Subcontract on federal proposals, g., SBIR, STRR, R01
  • Refine and implement animal models
  • Source animals, equipment, and other resources

For more information: contact David Lee-Parritz, Director of Contract Research: 508-887-4511 or david.lee-parritz@tufts.edu

Animal Care and Use
  • Housing for all common species used in research and veterinary practice
  • Short and long term housing for large animal research
  • Biocontainment at ABSL2, ABSL3, and select agent levels
  • Aerobiology, insectary, and other resources at Tufts New England Regional Biosafety Laboratory
  • Small and large animal surgical suites
  • Shared and dedicated procedure rooms
  • Laboratory support/Incubator space¬†

For more information: contact David Lee-Parritz, Director of Contract Research: 508-887-4511 or david.lee-parritz@tufts.edu

Imaging and Testing
  • Advanced Imaging Capabilities:
    • Digital radiography
    • Scintigraphy
    • Fluoroscopy
    • Ultrasound
    • DEXA scanning
    • CT (spiral)
    • MRI
    • IVIS
    • Confocal microscopy
  • Medical device testing in animal models
  • Safety and pharmacokinetic testing

For more information: contact David Lee-Parritz, Director of Contract Research: 508-887-4511 or david.lee-parritz@tufts.edu

Pathology

We provide rapid turnaround times and a quality-controlled, consistent product.

  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Gross necropsy and tissue collection
  • Histopathology services
  • Pathologic interpretation
  • Clinical pathology

For more information visit the Histopathology Service

Compliance and Animal Welfare

Our animal care program meets or exceeds all guidelines and regulatory requirements.

  • Assurance of Compliance with NIH Office for Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC) accredited
  • USDA registered

For more information: contact David Lee-Parritz, Director of Contract Research: 508-887-4511 or david.lee-parritz@tufts.edu