Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: nano-particle based vaccine against anthrax and the plague, successful implantation of bio-engineered esophagus and more!
Standing Together: Widespread Support for OSU and its Research
I am a former NIH program manager and have been a research dean for almost 20 years. I first had to deal with the effects of animal activism on research in 1984, when I was at NIH, and have worked on the issue ever since through my role at NIH, my scientific societies and my … Continue reading University Leadership and Animal Research: A Dean’s perspective
The rapidly growing controversy over Oklahoma State University’s President Burns Hargis decision to cancel a research project has attracted national attention for a number of reasons. The November 30th Daily Oklahoman report on Hargis’ decision has ignited discussion and calls for both reversal of the decision and accountability in addressing the many questions that have … Continue reading OSU President Yet to Explain Decision to Cancel Primate Project
Call for Support of Oklahoma Scientists and Research Programs Speaking of Research, along with scientists and others across the country, were appalled to learn yesterday that Oklahoma State University’s President cancelled a research project for which his university had already accepted federal funding and which had been approved at all levels of review … Continue reading Oklahoma University President Interferes with Federally Funded Health Research