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 […]

Nine Premier Scientific Groups Release White Paper on the Critical Role of Nonhuman Primates (NHPs) in Scientific and Medical Research

The paper highlights the essential role NHPs play in finding treatments for serious and life-altering conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, Zika virus, HIV/AIDS and Parkinson’s disease. WASHINGTON — The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today the release of the white paper, The Critical Role of Nonhuman Primates in Medical Research. The white paper […]

2016 Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award Winners Announced

2016 Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award Winners Announced The awards recognize outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of biomedical research in new medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON — The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today the winners of the 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named in honor of FBR’s late […]

Zika Virus Vaccine Possible With Help of Primate Research

Zika Virus Vaccine Possible With Help of Primate Research

This Op-Ed written by FBR President Frankie Trull was featured in Newsweek on 13 May 2016. The Zika virus just got more dangerous. U.S. officials recently confirmed that the virus causes birth defects. Brazilian scientists, meanwhile, have discovered that it may also affect the brains of adults. Several patients with Zika are suffering from an […]

FBR SmartBrief Is Here

FBR SmartBrief Is Here

FBR has partnered with SmartBrief to bring you a new weekly publication; FBR SmartBrief. FBR SmartBrief is a news digest covering topics of interest in animal research, animal health and the biomedical world. In response to your feedback, SmartBrief is delivered weekly on Wednesdays and replaces the daily Total E-Clips. Subscribers to E-Clips should have […]