With monkeys, researchers make progress in the search for a vaccine against HIV

With monkeys, researchers make progress in the search for a vaccine against HIV

The 2018 International AIDS Conference is underway from July 23 to 27, right on the heels of some exciting developments in the research world. A pair of new studies with non-human primates and people found an experimental HIV vaccine could potentially offer lifelong protection against many of the different strains of the virus, CNN reported […]

National HIV Testing Day: Animal Research’s Role in Treatment

National HIV Testing Day: Animal Research’s Role in Treatment

National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday, June 27 and we’re taking a look back to see all the progress that’s been made with HIV testing and treatment and the advancements yet to come. In 1984, French and American scientists discovered that a retrovirus (HIV—Human Immunodeficiency Virus) was the cause of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). […]

Presenting the Award for Best Supporting Role in a Medical Drama

Presenting the Award for Best Supporting Role in a Medical Drama

And the award for Best Supporting Role in a Medical Drama goes to… With the Oscars fast approaching, FBR is recognizing two special supporting actors that have played outstanding roles in the ongoing medical drama of human and animal health advancement: the rat and the mouse. Together, rats and mice make up approximately 95% of […]