The mission of the Comparative Medicine Facility (CMF) is to provide a service facility capable of supporting excellent academic biomedical research programs while ensuring humane care and treatment of all animals used in the University’s educational and research programs. As a service center, the CMF participates in the institution’s overall mission of moral and humane education and supports faculty and student biomedical research, medical and graduate student education, post-graduate education and continuing medical education programs within the Medical Center.