University Leadership and Animal Research: A Dean’s perspective

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

OSU President Yet to Explain Decision to Cancel Primate Project

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

UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Video Coverage

After the hugely successful UCLA Pro-Test rally (full report) it is time to turn towards the media coverage of the event: Video: Fox News covered the event with a news story and video (embedded below - or linked). They compared the motives of the Pro-Testers and the animal rights activists and included a number of … Continue reading UCLA Pro-Test – Post-rally Video Coverage

What do you want to see on this website?

Want more statistics? Perhaps video clips of animals in labs, we're looking to expand and we're looking for you to tell us how! With the rush of traffic that the announcement of the UCLA Pro-Test group has brought to this website we think its time for us to put more information up. Are there pages … Continue reading What do you want to see on this website?