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

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 between serum 25(OH)D concentrations in late autumn and subsequent breeding...

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VitDAL work presented in Inaugural Lecture

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 Veterinary Studies. This was a wonderful opportunity to present the story of the lab's work to date ranging...

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