TAG ARCHIVES FOR IACUC

5
Nov2015

Recently, PRIM&R hosted a webinar titled Identifying and Preventing Distress in Laboratory Animals, which was presented by Mollie A. Bloomsmith, PhD, and Eric Hutchinson, DVM, DACLAM.

Stress and distress can negatively impact the welfare of laboratory animals and have adverse consequences for research. Minimizing distress in animals is mandated by federal regulations and remains an ethical obligation for research and compliance staff. To take measures to minimize distress, it is essential to understand its causes and manifestations among the various species of laboratory animals.

This webinar provided strategies for detecting signs of distress, identifying research procedures likely to lead to distress, and understanding [...] Read more

1
Oct2015

To encourage animal care and use professionals in the PRIM&R community to submit a poster abstract for our upcoming 2016 IACUC Conference, we've created a retrospective of the poster abstracts selected for the 2015 IACUC conference. Read on to be inspired to submit your own work.  Learn more about the 2016 IACUC Conference Poster Presentation Program

Post-Approval Monitoring: Making it Stick
Michelle Martin BES, RVT, RLAT; Emi Yano, PMP, B.Ed; Rhain Louis, BSc, MSc
University of Toronto

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29
Sep2015

To encourage animal care and use professionals in the PRIM&R community to submit a poster abstract for our upcoming 2016 IACUC Conference, we've created a retrospective of the poster abstracts selected for the 2015 IACUC conference. Read on to be inspired to submit your own work. Learn more about the 2016 IACUC Conference Poster Presentation Program

Development of a Novel Collaborative China Animal Ethics Committee
Sherry Vaughn DVM; Yibo Kong
Zoetis

China is an important emerging market for [...] Read more

25
Sep2015

To encourage animal care and use professionals in the PRIM&R community to submit a poster abstract for our upcoming 2016 IACUC Conference, we've created a retrospective of the poster abstracts selected for the 2015 IACUC conference. Read on to be inspired to submit your own work.  Learn more about the 2016 IACUC Conference Poster Presentation Program.

A Global Approach to Building a Positive Reinforcement Training Program for Research Animals
Donna Church; Melissa Dragon; Jay Fortner; Claudine Fredette; Kristen Giordano; Lauren Kelley; Zoltan [...] Read more

22
Jul2015

By Angela Craig, DVM, lab animal veterinarian and institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) member at the University of Minnesota

 

Each of us has a unique path that brought us to our career in laboratory animal care and use. I started my career in laboratory animal medicine twenty years ago as a member of the husbandry staff. I enjoyed the close connection I made with the animals under my care, and I understood that they depended on me for their basic needs. I further realized how the scientific discoveries unfolding were dependent on physically and psychologically healthy animals. When you feel deeply invested in the work you do, it is natural [...] Read more

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