(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.
Breast cancer cells can be turned into fat: mouse study | New York Post – January 17, 2018
New drug shows promise against deadly ricin toxin | Tulane University – January 15, 2019
Duke researchers asking if tiny lemurs hold answers to Alzhiemer’s | WRAL – January 14, 2019
Single Dose Ebola Treatment Developed with Primates | Economic Times – January 10, 2019
Public Health Depends on Animal Research | Investor’s Business Daily – January 2, 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)