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NAVS tells NIH to focus on human-relevant models–not animals!

March 30, 2020 Comments Off on NAVS tells NIH to focus on human-relevant models–not animals!
May 23 @ 10:33 am

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is in the process of developing a Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025 to advance its mission “to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature…

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Heart tissue chips sent to space

March 16, 2020 Comments Off on Heart tissue chips sent to space
May 23 @ 10:33 am

NAVS has long supported research efforts utilizing human-relevant models, such as tissue chips, which are designed to replicate the structure and function of human tissues and organs. These chips also…

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Help NAVS Fund Smarter Science

March 9, 2020 Comments Off on Help NAVS Fund Smarter Science
May 23 @ 10:33 am

NAVS is proud of the investment we make in promoting the value of humane science and supporting the development of scientific approaches and models that can reduce, and possibly replace,…

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European Animal Use Report Should be Model for U.S.

March 2, 2020 Comments Off on European Animal Use Report Should be Model for U.S.
May 23 @ 10:33 am

NAVS has long advocated for increased transparency and accountability regarding animal use by scientists in the United States. Specifically, we have, for many years, asked the United States Department of…

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Catching up with IFER Fellowship Recipient Aline Zbinden

February 24, 2020 Comments Off on Catching up with IFER Fellowship Recipient Aline Zbinden
May 23 @ 10:33 am

This week’s Science First highlights the work of Aline Zbinden, recipient of the NAVS/International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellowship for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science.…

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More Transparency Trouble

February 17, 2020 Comments Off on More Transparency Trouble
May 23 @ 10:33 am

Obtaining data, statistics and details regarding the use—and abuse—of animals in research continues to be increasingly difficult, with roadblocks preventing the free and open access to information. This distressing reality…

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The Game-Changing Body-on-a-Chip

February 10, 2020 Comments Off on The Game-Changing Body-on-a-Chip
May 23 @ 10:33 am

Researchers at the Wyss Institute in Boston have successfully created a revolutionary human-relevant in vitro model, the “body-on-a-chip,” by linking several organ chip devices together. The sophisticated technology has the potential to…

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Government Report Shows Increase in Animal Use

February 3, 2020 Comments Off on Government Report Shows Increase in Animal Use
May 23 @ 10:33 am

The long-awaited report by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) outlining the most recent information regarding the number of Animal Welfare Act…

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Volunteer Meetup

July 18, 2019 Comments Off on Volunteer Meetup
December 19, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Sign In

July 16, 2018 Comments Off on Sign In
May 23 @ 10:33 am
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