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|Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Speakers|
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
|Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Agenda|
Agenda Thursday, August 26, 2010 7:15 a.m. Registration and Breakfast 8 a.m.
|Beyond Frogs and Formaldehyde|
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.
|The Use of Animals for Physiology Instruction at the Medical College of Wisconsin|
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
|PCRM Position Paper on Animal Research|
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|
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
|Physicians Group Announces|
WASHINGTON—As a growing number of schools embrace nonanimal alternatives to dissection, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) announces the winners of the inaugural 2009 Cut Above Awards for Dissection Alternatives. Thanks to revised policies, modern nonanimal learning methods, and innova
|Dissection Alternatives Victory|
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
|Humane Loan Programs|
Many organizations will loan computer programs, videos, charts, models, and other dissection alternatives to schools at no cost: The American Anti-Vivisection Society offers the Animalearn Science Bank, a vast resource of dissection alternatives for everything from frogs to cats to grasshoppers. The Humane Society of
|Animals, Research, and Alternatives Conference: Call for Abstracts|
This August, PCRM will bring together a global panel of experts for the Animals, Research, and Alternatives: Measuring Progress 50 Years Later conference. Attendees will discuss animal experimentation, changing cultural perspectives about the status of animals in soci
|An Inaugural Event: PCRM Honors 'Cut Above' Dissection Alternatives Award Winners|
In January, PCRM celebrated change: the growing number of schools embracing nonanimal alternatives to dissection. Thanks to revised policies, modern nonanimal learning methods, and innovative students and teachers, the national trend is toward humane alternatives to dissection. To honor this change, PCRM announced
|PCRM Conference Pushes Animal Research Dialogue Forward|
More than 200 scientists, medical professionals, and policymakers came together in Washington, D.C., in late August for PCRM’s inaugural conference on animal experiments and alternatives. &
|What Are The Alternatives|
With today’s wide selection of high-quality alternatives, students can learn science without sacrificing kindness to animals. Students who use non-animal alternatives also gain an educational advantage, as studies have repeatedly shown that alternatives are a superior teaching method to traditional dissection
|How You Can Help Reform the March of Dimes|
1. Tell other people about the March of Dimes! Most people are not aware that the charity wastes their charitable donations on cruel and useless experimentation. One way you can easily raise awareness is to write letters: to the editor, to a celebrity spokesperson, and/or to any company in your community that suppor
|Washington Post Exposes Government Failure to Replace Animal Testing; PCRM Scientists Quoted|
It isn’t often that the controversy over animal testing makes the cover of a U.S. newspaper. But last month, The Washington Post gave front-page placement to a lengthy exposé of a U.S. government panel that has failed miserably at doing its job: reducing and replacing the use of animals in safety testing