TAG ARCHIVES FOR animal research

15
Mar2012

by Alysa Perry 
 
Alysa Perry recently joined the staff of PRIM&R as program coordinator. Prior to joining PRIM&R, she worked at a start-up that hosted alumni job fairs throughout the country. At PRIM&R, Alysa will be working as an integral part of the team that plans, organizes, and executes PRIM&R’s one-day educational courses, [...] Read more

29
Feb2012

by Andrew N Rowan, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer of The Humane Society of the United States, PRIM&R Board Member, 1985-2010

The use of chimpanzees in invasive experiments has been a controversial issue for decades with proponents arguing that chimpanzee use is necessary to advance human health and opponents arguing that the practice is both unnecessary and unethical. Recent developments could lead to a possible resolution of this issue.

A National Academies’ Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee spent approximately eight months last year examining the necessity of using chimpanzees in biomedical and behavioral research. The Read more