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Here are some links to organizations which advocate for animal research / animal testing.
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Pro-Test – A UK-based student run organization supporting animal research (no longer active)
Pro-Test Italia – An Italian organization established in 2012 to support animal research.
Animal Research Info – One of the most comprehensive websites for information on the contribution of animal research.
Society for Neuroscience (SfN) – The largest neuroscience society in the world, this website discusses many examples of how animal research has contributed to the understanding of the brain and nervous system and the development of new therapies. (@SfNtweets)
BrainFacts.org – A public information initiative founded by leading global nonprofit organizations working to advance brain research, which seeks to share what neuroscientists know, explore what they don’t yet know fully, and discuss how today’s research advances understanding. (@Brain_Facts_Org)
Breakthroughs in Bioscience – A website produced by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), the largest coalition of biomedical researchers in the USA, representing 23 scientific societies and over 100,000 researchers from around the world.
Animal Research Cures – Produced by APS, this website answers many common questions about animal research.
Kids 4 Research – Website aimed at children and teachers of K6-K12.
Animal Research For Life – European website on animal research available in English, French and German.
Speaking Honestly – Animal Research Education (SHARE) – US program which aims to provide information about research for classrooms
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) – Non-profit which promotes the humane treatment of animals in science by offering accreditation and assessment of research institutions worldwide. (@AAALAC)
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) – Non-profit which promotes animal welfare by certification of animal lab technicians and veterinary staff. (@AALASFoundation)
Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R ) – Advancing Ethical Research through Education and Policy.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – Lists many of the most important discoveries made through animal research since 1901
The Lasker Foundation – Since 1946 the Lasker foundation has awarded annual prizes to scientists who have made outstanding contributions to medicine.
Canadians for Health Research – Canadians for Health Research is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1976 to promote an appreciation of health research issues, scientific processes and their impact. Their website covers many examples of the importance of animal research.
Animal Rights Extremism Info – UAR run this website that reports on documented cases of extremism.
Some recommended blogs:
Adventures in Ethics and Science – Janet D. Stemwedel discusses responsible scientific conduct and research (@docfreeride)
CuriousYOUNGwriters – A blog hosted by States United for Biomedical Research and written by student contributors (@cYwriters)
Drug Monkey – NIH-funded researcher who blogs about varying aspects of science (@Drugmonkeyblog)
Isis the Scientist - Female scientist discussing science (@drisis)
Respectful Insolence – Orac posts on all manner of science (@oracknows)
Unlikely Activist - The blog of David Jentsch, founder of Pro-Test for Science. (@jdavidjentsch)