In Memoriam: Travis Roy

In Memoriam: Travis Roy

The world lost a champion for animal research on Oct. 29. Retired ice hockey player Travis Roy passed away from complications of surgery. Roy was just a few seconds into his first game as a freshman forward for the Boston University Terriers in October 1995 when he crashed into the boards and broke the fourth […]

The First FDA-Approved Ebola Vaccine: Another Animal Research Victory

The First FDA-Approved Ebola Vaccine: Another Animal Research Victory

On Thursday, December 19, 2019, the FDA announced the approval of Ervebo, the first FDA-approved vaccine for the prevention of the Ebola virus disease. The new vaccine protects against the Zaire species of Ebola virus, which is responsible for more than 11,000 deaths in West Africa between 2014 and 2016, and over 2,200 deaths in […]

New FBR and NABR President Emphasizes that Animal Research Also Saves Animals

WASHINGTON – Matthew R. Bailey has been named President of the Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) and the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR). He was previously the Executive Vice President for both organizations. “The ultimate goal of FBR and NABR is to educate the public and policy makers about the irreplaceable role of animal […]