Speaking of Statistics

We recently updated the statistics page of the website. Here are the highlights: The numbers of dogs used in research was at its lowest rate since measurements began in the 1970s. The current figure is less than 1/3 of its number in the late 1970s. The number of cats used remains at a general low … Continue reading Speaking of Statistics

Addiction Research as an Example of Translational Biomedical Research

In science, "translation" embodies the concept that data gathered in one situation is meaningful for data gathered in another. Applied biomedical research seeks to translate laboratory research into effective treatments or cures. It spans many levels of study. In oncology (the field of cancer biology), some individuals study how cancerous cells grown in a dish … Continue reading Addiction Research as an Example of Translational Biomedical Research

Standing Together: Widespread Support for OSU and its Research

Standing Together: Widespread Support for OSU and its Research

Oklahoma University President Interferes with Federally Funded Health Research

  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

How Monkeys Help to Prevent HIV Infection

With the European Parliament voting on the future of primate research there is no better time to discuss the medical benefits that such research provides - and which would be lost if primate research is severely restricted or banned. We are all familiar with the use of drug regimes such as HAART to control HIV … Continue reading How Monkeys Help to Prevent HIV Infection