(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.
Gene therapy reduces pain, inflammation in dogs with osteoarthritis | KCNC-TV – November 6, 2018
Cat genome study may yield clues to allergies and other diseases | US News – November 2, 2018
A Llama Antibody Could Be the Key to a Universal Flu Vaccine | LA Times – November 2, 2018
Gene editing boosts muscle protein in dogs with DMD | Scientific American – November 2018
“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)