The Veterinary Service Center (VSC) at Stanford University provides laboratory animal care and is administered by the Department of Comparative Medicine. The laboratory animal care program at Stanford University is fully accredited by the Association for Accreditation and Assessment of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).
Our vision: To pioneer in laboratory animal care, driving research innovations from bench to bedside.
Our mission: Quality Animal Care. Excellent Service.
Graphics by Cindy van Velthoven
The Stanford University School of Medicine supports the conduct of biomedical research to further the understanding of the world in which we live and to apply this knowledge for the benefit of humans and animals.
Recognizing Staff Careers
The VSC would like to congratulate the following on their career milestones. We appreciate you and thank you for all that you've done for the VSC!
- Mike Alvarez - 45 years
- Venancio Mariano - 30 years
- Carlos Sosa - 30 years
- Greg Nelson - 25 years
- Esther Velazquez-Klettke - 25 years
- Edgar Veloz-Renteria - 30 years
May 1, 2019 - VSC Diagnostic lab has new "office hours" for consultations. AF040 (RAF main hallway) hours are 08:30-12:00. R320 (Edwards 3rd floor) hours are 13:00-17:00. RAF sample drop off hours as same as RAF office hours. Edwards sample drop off hours are 08:30-15:30. Visit Diagnostic Lab for more details.
April 25, 2019 - Reminder: VSC discontinued paper 'morbidity' forms. Scientists can request a veterinary evaluation of mice or rats at http://med.stanford.edu/vsc/veterinary-consults-and-services.html