(whaaat!?!) Is it possible to do both? If someone you know is dying of cancer, yes. If a pet animal is suffering from a rare disease, yes. And if you work in research, of course! (More about that later.) But if you’re on the fence about animal research, or haven’t thought about it, please click here.
Apple, Google, and Facebook are raiding animal research labs | Bloomberg – June 18, 2019
World’s first vaccine for humans and livestock | World Economic Forum – June 6, 2019
Light-activated bio-glue that moves with beating heart has potential for human use | CNN – May 15, 2019
California surgeon who transplanted baboon heart into infant ‘Baby Fae’, dies at age 76 | East Bay Times – May 12, 2019
“All advances in medicine have an underlying basis in biomedical research. Animal research is done with great care and is done with special concern for the ethical treatment of the animals. The importance of medical research lies in the fact that new knowledge in medicine and innovative development is going to take place only when medical research is done.”
Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, Jr. (Famous Heart Surgeon and Inventor)