Comparative Immunology and Endocrinology


Testing services in the Comparative Immunology & Endocrinology (CIE) lab section of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL) have been discontinued, effective September 2016.  

We have had the great opportunity to work on exciting, challenging and interesting projects over the years and we want to thank you, our clients, for trusting us with your testing needs. We have enjoyed collaborating with you and getting to know you. We hope the VDL can be of service to you again in the future. 

Dr. Rebecca Davies will remain the VDL Quality Central Director (available via email at and Ms. Gresch will remain at the VDL in the Molecular Development section (available via email at 

Dr. Michael Murtaugh's laboratory (Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences) will provide select CIE research testing services with the help of Ms. Suzanne Stone (available via email at Please contact Dr. Murtaugh at or at 612-625-6735 to inquire about testing availability.

We recommend sending routine endocrinology tests to Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health (  517-353-1683).


Rebecca Davies, Sarah Gresch and Suzanne Stone