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The Use of Animals for Physiology Instruction at the Medical College of Wisconsin
07/11/2011 - A Report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine John J. Pippin, M.D., F.A.C.C. October 11, 2006 (Revised December 20, 2007) I. Executive summary Twenty years ago, live dogs, cats, pigs and other animals were commonly used in physiology, pharmacology, and surgery courses at medical schools. A sta
Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Agenda
05/02/2011 -   Agenda   Thursday, August 26, 2010 7:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast 8 a.m.
Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Speakers
05/02/2011 -     Speakers Experts from around the world have come together to discuss the scientific and ethical imperatives associated with animal research, changing cultural perspectives about the status of animals in society, and burgeoning alternatives to animal research. Following is a preliminary list of spea
Beyond Frogs and Formaldehyde
11/12/2010 - By Jonathan Balcombe, Ph.D., and Allison George Every week, PCRM receives inquiries about alternatives to dissection from students, teachers, and concerned parents. Some need help phasing out dissection at their schools; others want information about the best alternatives.
PCRM Position Paper on Animal Research
11/03/2010 - Approved by the PCRM Board of Directors, July 21, 2010 The primary purpose of medical research is to promote human health, and the most direct research methods focus on the study of human populations, individuals, and tissues. Animal research has been used as an alternative method when the study of humans is deemed
Frequently Asked Questions About Animal Experimentation Issues
11/03/2010 - Frequently Asked Questions About Animal Experimentation Issues 1. What concerns are raised by the use of animals for medical and scientific experiments? 2. What are the alternatives to using animals in medical experiments? 3. Is some animal testing required by law? 4. D
Dissection Alternatives Victory
10/29/2010 - Animal dissection has been disappearing from our nation’s classrooms. Now the National Science Teachers Association, the largest science education association in the world, has announced a revision to its position in support of humane alternatives to dissection in classrooms. The new National Science Teacher

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