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.