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Another year, another Nobel Prize awarded with the help of animal research.

“You are kidding me.” American geneticist and chronobiologist Michael Rosbash, PhD, was surprised to learn he was selected to receive a Nobel Prize this year, along with Jeffrey C. Hall, PhD, and Michael W. Young, PhD, for “their discoveries of...

Animal Research in the Inspiring Story of Lasker Award-Winning Medical Discovery

Cervical cancer, which is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV), is diagnosed in more than 500,000 women per year. And each year, more than a quarter million die from the malignancy. After years of research, a medical milestone has now been...

Animals in Medicine Cared for like the Heroes They Are

The animal research [community] has a history of silence that we are beginning to understand must be broken. The public doesn’t have the information needed to understand what happens in our facilities. They’ve been inundated by propaganda that, at best, misrepresents...

Dr. Thomas Starzl: Transplant Pioneer, Animal Research Advocate

Thomas E. Starzl, M.D., Ph.D. (1926-2017), known by many as the “Father of Transplantation,” is being mourned around the world.  His ground-breaking career in research and transplant surgery saved countless patients, allowing them to live longer and healthier.  The...

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...

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