Research labs and programs

VCS faculty are actively involved in research across the many specialties represented in our Department, as well as in collaboration with other University colleges and centers, universities, foundations, and business and industry.  Explore a sampling of active research programs and pertinent resources through the information below.

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Clinical Investigation Center

Led by VCS faculty, the Clinical Investigation Center facilitates clinical trials and research studies.

Minnesota Urolith Center

Visit the Minnesota Urolith Center's website to learn more about their work to enhance the quality and quantity of life of all creatures.

Modiano Cancer Lab

Learn more about the work of the Modiano Cancer Lab by visiting their website. 

Surgical Research Laboratory

Advancing Orthopedic Health in Animals and Humans.

What We Are:
The Surgical Research Laboratory (SRL) is located in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota as a component of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and serves as a resource for the conduct of basic and applied comparative orthopedic research.

What We Do:
Our clinicians are board-certified veterinary surgeons whose research is at the global leading edge of orthopedic research in animal models of human disease as well as veterinary clinical trials.

Our Mission:
Our mission is to perform fundamental, translational and clinical research that benefits the orthopedic health of both animals and people, and to provide an educational conduit for the benefit of undergraduate and graduate students as well as residents training in veterinary medicine.