A research and diagnostic laboratory specialising in Vitamin D biology research in companion, production and wild animals

  • Providing an external diagnostic service measuring key vitamin D metabolites in clinical veterinary patients
  • Advancing understanding of the health benefits of vitamin D with a focus on non-skeletal tissues
  • Undertaking mechanistic studies which investigate how vitamin D modulates the immune response


latest news

VitDAL publishes new paper

The VitDAL published their latest study on vitamin D and health outcomes this week. The work was a collaborative study between R(D)SVS, Roslin Institute and SRUC and explored the relationship...

VitDAL research presented at Mellanby Centre, Sheffield

Professor Mellanby was an invited speaker at the Mellanby Centre, University of Sheffield last week. The Mellanby centre was named in honour of Sir...

VitDAL work presented in Inaugural Lecture

Professor Richard Mellanby from VitDAL had the great honour of presenting his inaugural lecture recently at the University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of...