- Center for Comparative Medicine
Center for Comparative Medicine
The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) at Massachusetts General Hospital oversees centralized animal housing and procedure space located throughout Boston, Charlestown, and Cambridge, MA. CCM also maintains a clinical pathology laboratory for diagnostic support.
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) conducts the largest hospital-based research program in the world. The Massachusetts General Hospital Research Institute (MGH RI) has long been a leader in successfully bridging innovative science with state-of-the-art clinical medicine- effectively advancing the discoveries made at the laboratory bench to the patients treated at the hospital. The current research institute is comprised of over 8,500 staff members working across more than 30 centers and departments and involves the use of animal models for discovery and translational research in nearly every category of disease or injury. To learn more about MGH Research Institute, please click here: https://www.massgeneral.org/about/overview.aspx
The Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) cares for the animals within the MGH RI. The laboratory animal care and use program at MGH is accredited by AAALAC International, has an assurance with the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) and is registered with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Animal well-being is the primary focus of CCM. CCM oversees centralized animal housing and procedure space located throughout Boston, Charlestown, and Cambridge, MA. CCM also maintains a clinical pathology laboratory for diagnostic support.
To learn more about the MGH Center for Comparative Medicine, please click here: https://mghresearch.partners.org/ccm/