RIP Dr. Kelsey

RIP Dr. Kelsey

Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey, the FDA scientist who kept thalidomide off U.S. market, has died at age 101.  You may not know her name, but she played a pivotal role in drug development requirements generally and the importance of animal research specifically. In fact, it was Dr. Kelsey who continually rejected approval of thalidomide from the US […]

Animals in Research; Saving the World

Animals in Research; Saving the World

If you have ever questioned the use of animals in research I strongly suggest you do your homework. The amazing discoveries, treatments and cures are are astounding. Albert Sabin, who developed the Polio vaccine said, “Without animal research, polio would still be claiming thousands of lives each year.” Sabin, and his vaccine, are just one example of […]