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  1. 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...

  2. Jun 12 2017

    54th Annual Conference of the Animal Behavior Society

    The Animal Behavior Society was founded in 1964 to promote the study of animal behavior in the broadest sense, including studies using descriptive and experimental methods under natural and...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/557

  3. May 21 2017

    9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics

    The 9th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics will be of interest to veterinarians and researchers who work in genetics/genomics for canines and felines, and related...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/505

  4. 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.

  5. 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...

  6. The Ethics of Painism: The Argument Against Painful Experiments

    Contributor(s):: Ryder, R.D.

  7. Animal Images in College Psychology Textbooks

    Contributor(s):: Field, Peter B.

  8. c 22 Animals for Research Act

  9. 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...

  10. Oct 05 2015

    Facility Strategies for Animal Research and Biocontainment Conference

    Tradeline’s Facility Strategies for Animal Research and Biocontainment conference in Boston focuses on the top priority planning and action items for animal research and biocontainment facilities...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/380

  11. Sep 28 2015

    2015 Animal Ethics Seminar

    A seminar for members of Animal Ethics Committees and their Executive Officers, and animal researchers, is to be held at the Australian Catholic University, North Sydney, on 29 September 2015. The...

    https://habricentral.org/events/details/353

  12. 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...

  13. Analysis of Animal Research Ethics Committee Membership at American Institutions

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    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...

  14. 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.

  15. 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

  16. 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...

  17. From Wild Lives to Wildlife and Back

    Contributor(s):: Benson, Etienne

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...