Animal Experimental Unit


The Animal Experimental Unit (AEU) was established in 2012 and is a 5-storey block for the use of laboratory animals in research. The facility houses a number of different strains of mice and rats, as well as New Zealand White rabbits. In addition, one of the floors operates as a mixed use, certified ABSL2 laboratory for biohazardous work. All of the animals used in this facility are for the sole purpose of research and teaching for staff and students of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. In addition, the Faculty of Medicine operates 4 small satellite animal holding laboratories, at the Departments of Biomedical Sciences, Parasitology, Pharmacology and Physiology, housing small numbers of mice, rats and zebra fish. Our mission is to provide the highest standards of animal care and use through education and training and our vision is to be a renowned and internationally accredited animal facility that promotes advancement in laboratory animal research
On the 3rd March 2014, the Animal Experimental Unit at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya received full accreditation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC International). AAALAC Internationalis a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya is the first academic institution in Malaysia to be AAALAC accredited

Head of Department

Dr wong pooi fong

Animal Experimental Unit
Faculty of Medicine
03-79672065(Office )