Comparative Medicine Core facility

Comparative Medicine Core Facility (CoMed) provides assistance in medical research involving laboratory animals at NTNU, St. Olav's Hospital and other research institutions.

The core facility is approved to handle housing of different small and large animals. There is a transgenic breeding unit, specific pathogene free (SPF) unit, I3 laboratory and a quarantene unit. Several operation rooms, labs and equipment are available for both small and large animals.

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Phone: +47 72 57 16 90


Stereotaxic instrument and Small Animal Vital Signs Monitor

The facility can now offer Kopf Stereotaxic instrument for stereotactic brain surgery on rats. We have also invested in a Small Animal Vital Sign monitor, that can help you monitor your animals during surgery. Please contact the facility for more information.


Closed Quarantine, Large animal Facility and I3 lab at CoMed


Due to construction work, our Quarantine unit, Large animal unit and I3 lab are temporarily closed from the 1st of January 2015 and for most of 2015. We are very sorry for the inconvenience. We will inform about date for re-opening as soon as we have more information. Please contact Anne Åm  or Trine Skoglund if you have any questions.

Updated 16.12.2014