Animal Research Laboratory

Animal Research Laboratory at CMH LMC & IOD is a state-of-the-art facility, dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding across various medical fields, through ethical and responsible research involving animals. It is equipped with cutting-edge technology and staffed by a team of skilled professionals who prioritize the welfare and well-being of the animals under care.

Animals available for research: Mice, Rats and Rabbits

Protocol to avail ARL facility:

Faculty members and students of CMH LMC & IOD can avail the Animal Lab facility for their research projects, free of cost.

In order to apply, please email the following documents at

  1. A cover letter, stating the title of the research project, timeline, number and type of animals required and details of the principal investigator, including designation, department, email and contact number.
  2. Complete research proposal
  3. Ethical approval certificate

For further queries, please visit Dr Sehrish Zaffar – In charge, ARL, Office no 220, First Floor.


Projects in progress:

  1. Association between fluoroquinolones intake during early pregnancy and autism spectrum disorder in the offspring – Dr. Sehrish Zaffar (Pharmacology)
  2. Immunomodulatory effects of Melatonin on immunosuppressed rats; an in vivo study – Dr. Aamina Quddus Qureshi (Physiology)


Projects completed:

  1. Biocompatibility and adhesive potential of modified bioactive glass as therapeutic lining material in dental pulp of rabbit incisors – Dr. Asrar Ahmed (Oral Biology)
  2. Effect of flaxseed on serum leptin, adiponectin and DNA methyltransferase in male mice – Dr. Sarah Saad (Physiology)
  3. Evaluation of antihypertensive and antiasthmatic potential of Moringa oleifera leaf extract on blood vessels and trachea of mice, in vitro – Dr. Sehrish Zaffar (Pharmacology)
  4. Comparative effect of fig extract and dexamethasone on prevention of allergic airway inflammation in mice – Dr. Waqar Ahmed (Pharmacology)