Faculty members in Cummings Veterinary Diagnostic Lab are involved in providing anatomic and clinical pathology services, teaching and research.
Our clinical and anatomic pathologists offer support to the hospitals and clinics associated with Cummings Veterinary Medical Center. With Cummings Veterinary Diagnostic Lab located onsite, our board-certified pathologists collaborate with and offer consultative advice to our veterinary clinicians on clinical cases in real-time. They also provide consultative services for referring veterinarians, other offsite animal clinics, and through Tufts Discovery Pathology to industry and academic clients. With access to the most innovative tools and technology, we perform highly sophisticated testing to help diagnose disease, make recommendations on additional testing, investigate the cause of an animal’s death, and support biomedical research and the discovery of new drugs or treatments.
Research activities in the section include studying the pathology of mycobacteriosis, veterinary cancer pathobiology, hematology & clinical chemistry of exotic species, and cardiovascular pathobiology.
Cummings Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is comprised of two services: