The Road to Hell Is Paved with Good Intentions: Why Harm–Benefit Analysis and Its Emphasis on Practical Benefit Jeopardizes the Credibility of Research
Contributor(s):: Herwig Grimm, Matthias Eggel, Anna Deplazes-Zemp, Nikola Biller-Andorno
It is our concern that European Union Directive 2010/63/EU with its current project evaluation of animal research in the form of a harm–benefit analysis may lead to an erosion of the credibility of research. The HBA assesses whether the inflicted harm on animals is outweighed by potential...
Jun 12 2017
54th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society
May 21 2017
9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics
Integrative commentary III: A primer in three areas key to future research
Contributor(s):: McCardle, Peggy, Freund, Lisa S., McCune, Sandra, Esposito, Layla, Gee, Nancy R.
Utilitarianism and Buddist ethics: a comparative approach to the ethics of animal research
Contributor(s):: Sandra Watt
This thesis explores the comparison utilitarianism and Buddhist ethics as they can be applied to animal research. It begins by examining some of the general discussions surrounding the use of animals in research. The historical views on the moral status of animals, the debate...
The Ethics of Painism: The Argument Against Painful Experiments
Contributor(s):: Ryder, R.D.
Animal Images in College Psychology Textbooks
Contributor(s):: Field, Peter B.
c 22 Animals for Research Act
The Psychological Effects of Medical Research on Animal Subjects and the Ramifications for the Applicability of the Research Results
Contributor(s):: Morgan A. Damm
Historically, animals have been used in medical research to bring about many of the medical breakthroughs and advances seen today. The successful studies are accompanied by numerous, often concealed, failed studies that are inapplicable to human medicine due to stress and distress changing the...
Oct 05 2015
Facility Strategies for Animal Research and Biocontainment Conference
Sep 28 2015
2015 Animal Ethics Seminar
Concerning Therapeutic (For Humans) Research with Animals: A Response to Nelson's "Xenograft and Partical Affections"
Contributor(s):: Steve F. Sapontzis
As Jim Nelson correctly and poignantly indicates, even those who are deeply concerned about the moral respect due animals and who are actively trying to eradicate the human abuse of animals can feel that they are confronting a moral dilemna when confronting uses of animals which seem obviously...
Analysis of Animal Research Ethics Committee Membership at American Institutions
Contributor(s):: Lawrence A. Hansen, Justin R. Goodman, Alka Chandna
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) were created to review, approve and oversee animal experiments and to balance the interests of researchers, animals, institutions and the general public. This study analyzed the overall membership of IACUCs at leading U.S. research...
The Moral Status of Invasive Animal Research. (Series: Animal Research Ethics: Evolving Views and Practices (S. Gilbert, G. E. Kaebnick, T. Murray, eds.))
Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.
The Improved Standards for Laboratory Animals Act and the Proposed Regulations: A Glimmer of Home In the Battle Against Abusive Animal Research
Contributor(s):: Robert J. Masonis
Influence of pet ownership on opinions towards the use of animals in biomedical research
Contributor(s):: Hagelin, J., Johansson, B., Hau, J., Carlsson, H. E.
The present study investigated the relationship between pet ownership and opinions on the use of animals in medical research. A questionnaire was answered by 484 schoolteacher students and 156 preschool teacher students from Uppsala University, Sweden [date not given]. Animal use was found to be...
From Wild Lives to Wildlife and Back
Contributor(s):: Benson, Etienne
A study of three IACUCs and their views of scientific merit and alternatives
Contributor(s):: Graham, K.
Two ethical issues facing Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs) today are assessing scientific merit and the use of alternatives in research proposals. This study evaluated 3 IACUCs using a 19-question survey, with a 77.8% response rate. Although 76% of members answered that...
Animal experimentation in cancer research: a citation analysis
Contributor(s):: Dagg, A. I.
Cancer research involves the use of millions of nonhuman animals and billions of dollars in public funds each year, but cures for the disease remain elusive. This article suggests ways to reduce the use of animals and save money by identifying articles that garnered few citations over the 9 years...
Compassion for animals in the laboratory: impairment or refinement of research methodology?
Contributor(s):: Reinhardt, V.
There are now signs in the United States as well as in Europe that the importance of a positive human-nonhuman animal relationship in research laboratories is appreciated more seriously. In addition to knowledge and skills, primary attributes of animal research personnel must be feelings of...