Animals in Research

Find more resources on the use of animals in biomedical research:

National Association for Biomedical Research

NABR advocates for sound public policy in support of ethical and essential animal research. NABR works to safeguard the future of biomedical research on behalf of its more than 300 organizational members that are involved directly in the use of animals in biomedical research and are committed to the responsible and humane use of these animals.

Foundation for Biomedical Research

The Foundation for Biomedical Research is a non-profit dedicated to promoting public understanding and support for biomedical research. Find information about the benefits of biomedical research and medical advances made possible by the use of animals in research. Read FBR's brochure about the Benefits of Primate Research

NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) website contains information on policies and laws, education resources, and other documents pertaining to the use of animals in research. View OLAW's What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals brochure. 

AAALAC International

AAALAC International is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. 

Animal Welfare Act Enforcement

Read about the enforcement of the Animal Welfare Act from the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).