The Georgetown University Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) oversees the Research Resource Facility (RRF) which supports animal research and teaching activities for both GUMC and the main campus. 

DCM’s mission is to provide state of the art facilities and quality animal care to support biomedical research and teaching missions of the University, and to comply with all applicable animal welfare regulations and guidelines. DCM also advises and educates researchers, staff and students on animal models and biomethodology while promoting best practices for the responsible use of animals.

Georgetown University’s animal care and use program is accredited by AAALAC Intl.

For more information on services and information provided by DCM click here.

For information related to animal use protocols, and/or policies and procedures related to use of animals at Georgetown University, contact the IACUC office.