Guest Post: Obama’s Cancer Initiative and Animal Research

This is the one of the first posts of a new FBR blog which aims to provide people with relevant, timely and scientifically substantive information about how biomedical research is saving lives. This post was originally posted here, and is reprinted with permission from the Foundation for Biomedical Research. This blog was posted for yesterday's World Cancer Day. … Continue reading Guest Post: Obama’s Cancer Initiative and Animal Research

Things to see at the 66th AALAS National Meeting

There's plenty to see at the 66th AALAS National Meeting, which starts on Sunday. Here are a few sessions, booths and activities we think are worth your while during your stay in Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking of Research Poster! We have submitted a poster (P155) this year for AALAS. So make sure you come and check … Continue reading Things to see at the 66th AALAS National Meeting

New FBR website offers more information for public

With a slick new website, the Foundation or Biomedical Research (FBR) has made it easier than ever to access accurate scientific information on their website. FBR has worked for over 30 years to educate the public about the importance of science and animal research in efforts to improve the health of animals and humans alike; … Continue reading New FBR website offers more information for public

A Proposal for the Labeling of Medicines

In a recent poll conducted by Zogby, 2,100 adults in the U.S. were asked the following question. Do you agree or disagree with medical and scientific research that requires lab animals? The results showed  a similar outcome to that of other recent polls. About 52% of the population approve of animal research in various degrees, about … Continue reading A Proposal for the Labeling of Medicines

Animal Rights Vandals Help Make Our Point

The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) conducted a recent billboard campaign that confronted the public with the ethical dilemma posed by the use of animals in research. The question was simple: Who would you rather see live?  Assume you are confronted with a hypothetical situation in which you can save only one of these two … Continue reading Animal Rights Vandals Help Make Our Point

Using Animals For Animals – Emma’s Story

The Foundation for Biomedical Research recently released a great video which shows how animal research can help animals. The video briefly describes how treatment for bilateral cranial cruciate ligament tears was developed through animal research. It is also worth noting that the surgical processes, developed through animal research, currently are in use helping both humans … Continue reading Using Animals For Animals – Emma’s Story

Top Websites on Animal Research

There have been many new and old websites that cover the facts on animal research - many of which can be found in the links section. Here are some of the ones I've found particularly helpful and informative: Animal Research Info is possibly the most comprehensive source of information on the web regarding the role … Continue reading Top Websites on Animal Research