DONATE
FOR PHYSICIANS
HEALTH AND NUTRITION
ETHICAL RESEARCH & EDUCATION
MEDIA CENTER
LEGISLATIVE FOCUS
CLINICAL RESEARCH
EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE
MEMBERSHIP
SHOP

Connect with Us

 

 

The Physicians Committee



Rogue Experiments: Cruel Heart Failure Experiments at Wayne State University

Read Rogue’s Story | Read our Federal Complaint | Learn about Queenie | Rogue Experiments Home Page

Painful Dog Experiments at Wayne State University - Rogue Ad

Rogue, a brown, black, and white hound, was used in painful heart experiments at Wayne State University. Her chest and abdomen were opened and nine devices were implanted. She was forced to run on a treadmill just four days after major surgery. Within months she died.

Rogue’s short, agonizing life didn’t lead to treatments for people suffering from heart disease. Yet dogs are still used in these dead-end experiments. Since 2000, more than $8 million in taxpayer funding—doled out by the National Institutes of Health—have gone to these experiments.

Epidemiological studies, such as the Framingham Study and Methodist Study, continue to give researchers insight into the causes of heart failure, while human clinical trials provide treatment and prevention options. The National Institutes of Health should fund only human-relevant research.

You can help prevent more dogs from suffering. Please take action today.

Take Action

 

 

 



Take Action

Read a Campaign Update from Feb 25, 2014


   
This site does not provide medical or legal advice. This Web site is for informational purposes only.
Full Disclaimer | Privacy Policy

The Physicians Committee
5100 Wisconsin Ave., N.W., Ste.400, Washington DC, 20016
Phone: 202-686-2210     Email: pcrm@pcrm.org