SR in New Jersey

On March 18, 2011, the New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research held a Strategy Summit in Newark, New Jersey. Academic researchers, industry scientists and individuals from the animal research regulatory programs gathered to share insights and perspectives on the challenges to animal-based research posed by the activities of animal rights activists and extremists across the … Continue reading SR in New Jersey

“Successes of Antivivisection Activists” are delusions, at best

The North American Animal Liberation Press Office drew upon the recent profile of UCLA researchers by the Chronicle of Higher Education in a recent post (warning: extremist website), boasting that information in the article: validates activists' tactics and achievements in making the abuse of animals more costly and dangerous for the evil men and women … Continue reading “Successes of Antivivisection Activists” are delusions, at best

The Voices of Reason Ring Through

In the days since the announcement that I had received a letter containing heinous death threats and razor blades from animal rights extremists opposed to my research, the voices of sanity and reason have started to be heard. From scientific and professional societies to non-scientists across the country, there is a strong support for the … Continue reading The Voices of Reason Ring Through

Pro-Test for Science work to educate the public

Pro-Test for Science (formerly UCLA Pro-Test) are coordinating a gathering of like minded people this Saturday on the edge of the UCLA campus. Building on previous successes they aim to address many of the spurious claims made by animal rights activists. Speaking of Research urge anyone in the area to go and support them in … Continue reading Pro-Test for Science work to educate the public

CNN – Researchers Standing up to Activists

"Researchers to animal-rights activists: We're not afraid" This is the sort of CNN headline we need to hear more about. The story covers the actions of two SR committee members, David Jentsch and Dario Ringach, who recently wrote a top-rated journal article in the Journal of Neuroscience. Also mentioned is Professor Jeffrey Kordower's article in … Continue reading CNN – Researchers Standing up to Activists