August 25th 2022 Gallup recently released their annual poll of Americans on moral issues, covering a wide range of topics including animals research and testing. Similar to past years, 52% of Americans view testing and research on animals as morally acceptable. (This contrasts with other uses of animals: 60% view buying or wearing clothing made … Continue reading Context matters-2022 Gallup poll
Tag: foundation for biomedical research
What are humanized mice? Wait, what?
July 1st 2022 If you are a follower of Speaking of Research (SR), you would probably know from our animal use statistics pages that rodents are the most widely used animal research model. If you are not a follower of SR, please sign up for updates on the blog, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Rodents are … Continue reading What are humanized mice? Wait, what?
Unveiled: The Moveable Middle on Animal Research Is Larger Than We Thought
June 16, 2021 This guest post was written by Matthew R. Bailey, president; Eva Maciejewski, director of communications; and Leah Jessen, digital communication manager, Foundation for Biomedical Research The research community has a prime opportunity to educate the so-called moveable middle with facts about why animal research is necessary for medical advancements, polling data show. … Continue reading Unveiled: The Moveable Middle on Animal Research Is Larger Than We Thought
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
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
Voice Your Support for Animal Transport
Air France are one of the few airlines willing to transport animals for medical research. Please support them by signing the petition.
Part 3: Many voices speaking of animal research
We recently wrote about the many existing venues, activities, and materials designed to encourage public dialogue and informed discussion about animal research. Many individuals, institutions, and organizations contribute to public outreach and education efforts, and also take active roles in dialogue about continuing changes in practice and policy concerning animal welfare and the conduct of … Continue reading Part 3: Many voices speaking of animal research
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