Division of Biomedical Services

The Division of Biomedical Services manages the Preclinical Research Facility (PRF) providing animal research facilities operating to the highest standards of animal care, welfare and scientific and technical disciplines. The Division provides researchers within the university a number of services including; animal procurement, quarantine, rederivation and cryopreservation; transgenic breeding and colony management; veterinary services including surgical support and advice, institutional compliance with relevant legislative requirements and management of training and competency within the animal research environment. The Division is also able to utilise the state of the art animal facilities, expertise and competencies within the department to perform contract work for interested parties.

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Division of Biomedical Services
University of Leicester

University Road



Tel: +44 (0) 116 252 5288


Dr Neil Dear td129@le.ac.uk