Animal research

Openness Improves Public Perception of Animal Research – Speaking of Research

March 9and2022Chris Petkov Much of the public supports vital animal research conducted in the most humane way possible. Yet animal rights activists, seeking to end all animal research, regardless of its societal value, continue to propagate the perception that animal research is cruel, unnecessary, hidden, and unsupported by the public or government. The truth is […]

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Interesting public cases versus academic freedom cases related to animal research

From Sullivan v. Univ. from washingtondecided yesterday by Judge Richard Jones (WD Wash.): The University of Washington’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (“IACUC”) oversees animal research conducted at the university. The committee “approves and monitors all proposed projects that include vertebrates or cephalopods” to “ensure[e] that animals receive the care, treatment and respect they […]

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What type of animal research takes place in San Antonio? KSAT explains

SAN ANTONIO – About 400 acres are dedicated to science on the campus of the Texas Biomedical Research Institute on the West Side. The Southwest National Primate Research Center, part of the Texas Biomed campus, is home to the largest colony of captive baboons in the world. Not something you might think of when you’re […]

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UMass Cancer Center funds five UMass Chan research projects

Five new cancer-focused research studies are being funded by one-year grants from the UMass Cancer Center Pilot Project Program. Michael Green, MD, PhD “Pilot grants support exciting discoveries at their earliest stage before they are prepared for external support, and facilitate further development of the project to a stage where they can gain external support,” […]

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Animal Research Produces New Valley Fever Vaccine For Dogs – Speaking of Research

November 17e 2021 Allyson J. Bennett & Jeremy D. Bailoo Imagine that your pet dog has contracted an infection which caused him fatigue, fever, joint pain and muscle pain. And then imagine that a vaccine was available to make sure that your pet – or your children, your parents, members of your community, even yourself […]

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AAMC joins comments clarifying animal research reporting requirements

The AAMC joined the Council on Governmental Relations (COGR) and the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) in comments submitted Oct. 28 to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on ways to clarify reporting requirements in the care and use of animals in medical research. The three associations responded specifically to a notice of July […]

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How COVID-19 demonstrated animal research on vaccines isn’t necessary

As an ethical vegan, I often research products before buying them to make sure they don’t contain any animal-derived ingredients and haven’t been tested on animals. But what about COVID-19 vaccines? Vaccines made by AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna do not contain any ingredients of animal origin. It is possible that future COVID-19 […]

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Opening of an animal research center at JNU

The laboratory will be beneficial in collaborative research projects at JNU Read the article A new “state-of-the-art” animal research facility was inaugurated on Tuesday at Jawaharlal Nehru University. According to a statement from the university, the facility is supported by the National Installation Project of the Drug and Pharmaceuticals Research Program (DPRP), Department of Science […]

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Opening of animal research center at Jawaharlal Nehru University

A new “state-of-the-art” animal research facility was inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday. According to a statement from the university, the facility is supported by the National Facility Project of the Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Research Program (DPRP), Department of Science and Technology. “This facility was developed by M/s Labinnovision to meet the demands […]

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Opening of an animal research center at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

JNU’s new research facility is supported by the National Facility project of the Drugs and Pharmaceutical Research Program (DPRP) New Delhi: A new “state-of-the-art” animal research facility was inaugurated at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Tuesday. According to a statement from the university, the facility is supported by the National Facility Project of the Drugs […]

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Comment: Thanks to animal research for COVID-19 vaccines | Columnists

MATTHEW R. BAILEY The race to vaccinate the country is on. People are starting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moderna. It is the second vaccine to receive emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration, after that of Pfizer and BioNTech. Creating a coronavirus vaccine in less than a year is […]

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Animal research continues at Cleveland VA Medical Center

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the history’s timestamp to see when it was last updated. CLEVELAND (WJW) – Controversial animal testing remains in the spotlight at Cleveland VA Medical Center, this time apparently on cats. “I feel good”: local veterans volunteers […]

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How to Explain Animal Research on Your Institution’s Website – Let’s Talk Research

Exactly three years ago, Speaking of Research published a page listing one hundred statements on animal research from research institutions, universities, medical research charities, pharmaceutical companies, scientific societies, and more. . After a year of developing this list, we have introduced a rating system that allows organizations to know the quality of their declaration. We […]

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Love your dog, support animal research

Photo: iStock/Getty Images Dog owners will soon be able to add years to the life of their pets, thanks to an experimental anti-aging pill. In tests with mice, the drug, rapamycin, has been shown to extend lifespan by up to 60%. Now scientists at the University of Washington’s Dog Aging Project are studying whether it […]