Icaria Life Sciences, Inc.


We are pleased to offer a variety of small animal surgical models to support drug development and medical device programs. Veterinary and animal care staff conduct procedures and post-procedural monitoring.

Our most common surgical models include medial meniscus tear, sciatic nerve crush, in utero surgery, and ischemia/re-perfusion injury models.

Representative study protocols for some of our most common models are provided below. For inquiries about other available models, please contact us.

Available Packages

Medial meniscal tear injury model

3 study arms
2 control arms
Medial meniscal tear
n = 31 (total)
Sprague Dawley strain