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AVMA emphasizes responsible stewardship of laboratory animals
The AVMA has revised the policy "Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education" to balance the emphasis placed on
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
50 years later, animal welfare act is a work in progress
The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966, originally to protect laboratory animals while also regulating animal dealers and the
Groups seek combined oversight of research animals
Four organizations in research and human medicine support combining federal oversight over research animals.
Re-homing or retiring animals for a new life after research
For about 18 years, Dr. Lara Helwig has been re-homing animals used in research,
Vital funding for lab network added to Farm Bill
Legislation authorizing what the AVMA believes to be much-needed funding for a national laboratory network safeguarding animal and
Clavijo chosen to head National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility
Dr. Alfonso Clavijo is the new director of the Department of Agriculture's National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas.
Fiscal 2016 Appropriations
AVMA advocates for funding for programs that help ensure animal health and welfare, protect food safety and promote public health and research.
Evolution of the AWA
Evolution of the AWA
Study breaks species barrier on widespread parasite
In a scientific article published this summer, a research team from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural…
University of Georgia recognizes three alumni
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine recognized three alumni in late March with awards for service to the veterinary
Researchers find antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis
Researchers have found an antiviral treatment for feline infectious peritonitis, which is currently nearly 100 percent fatal.
Research symposium inspires with one-health success stories
The 2016 Merial–National Institutes of Health National Veterinary Scholars Symposium took place July 28-31 at The Ohio State University.
Board acts on research, grievance resolution, residues
The AVMA Board of Directors, while meeting Nov. 20-22, 2014, approved a few new policies, rescinded some that were no longer
1955 - 1965
The late 1950s and early 1960s saw a flurry of technological and sociological changes in the United States.
Docket 2010-29748 Recommendations from the NIH Translational Medicine and Therapeutics Working Group
Formal title: Docket Number [2010-29748] U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health; Notice of Meeting of the…