The Georgetown University Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) oversees the Research Resource Facility (RRF) which supports animal research and teaching activities for the Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) and the Main Campus. 

The 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.

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

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The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)