In-Vivo Animal Core

In-Vivo Animal Core (IVAC)

The In-Vivo Animal Core (IVAC), part of the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM), serves as a fee-for-service resource supporting pre-clinical and translational research. Using University resources and accomplished ULAM professionals specializing in diverse fields, IVAC optimizes the design, execution, interpretation, and reporting of in-vivo studies to guide projects through early translational milestones. Services that can be utilized individually or combined as a full service based on the needs of your research project include:

  • Pre-clinical project consultation and study design
  • Animal diagnostic laboratory testing
  • In-vivo animal handling, including blood collection and test article dosing
  • Necropsy, histology, and immunohistochemistry preparations
  • Digital slide scanning
  • Clinical pathology and anatomic pathology evaluation and reporting

More Information

For additional information, or to set up an appointment to consult with us on your pre-clinical research designs, please contact us at or 734-647-0731