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

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VitDAL present talk at Biggar Science Festival

VitDAL present talk at Biggar Science Festival

Professor Richard Mellanby from the VitDAL gave a presentation on the health benefits of vitamin D at the Biggar Science Festival this week. The Biggar Science Festival is a fantastic 10 day celebration of science past, present and future and offers a great range of...

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VitDAL presented research at Scottish Vet Fair

VitDAL presented research at Scottish Vet Fair

Professor Richard Mellanby from the VitDAL was presenting research from the lab to veterinarians at the Scottish Vet Fair this weekend. The event was held at the picturesque Mar Lodge, Braemar in Royal Deeside. The event was a great opportunity to meet some of the...

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VitDAL invited to present research update at ESVE

VitDAL invited to present research update at ESVE

Prof Richard Mellanby from VitDAL was in Bologna this week at the European Society for Veterinary Endocrinology summer school. He presented at update on the lab's recent research activities ranging from identification of novel vitamin D disorders in patients through...

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