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2014-08-20 12:24:24

"Rusty's Story" is an FBR Media documentary about one family's harrowing journey with Huntington's disease and medicine's decades-long search for a cure. WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FBR Media announced today "Rusty's Story," the first episode in the second season of its television series Bench to Bedside(TM), has been nominated for a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award in the health/science special category. Executive producers Paul McKellips and Frankie Trull,...

2014-07-30 23:12:08

Vala Sciences, an industry leader in biological discovery and safety assessment, has won their second contract worth over $10 million with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Vala Sciences was recently awarded a second contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This new contract was awarded for the company’s expertise in developmental toxicity models, including tests designed to assess the effect of chemical...

2014-07-18 08:23:13

BASEL, Switzerland, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Basel Declaration presented the Award for Education in Animal Research for the third consecutive year. The award winner, Vladimir Sergeevich Popov from the Moscow State University, will attend a 1-week course at Zuerich University for research with animals according to the rules of the 3Rs (Replace, Reduce, Refine). As head of the animal research laboratory at the Moscow State University, Popov has been given the task of...

2014-07-14 08:27:24

HAMILTON, N.J., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invivotek L.L.C., a member of the Genesis Biotechnology Group, LLC is pleased to announce that its animal research facility was awarded full accreditation from the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC). AAALAC promotes the humane treatment of animals in science worldwide through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. AAALAC recognizes the highest standards for animal...

2014-07-10 23:04:11

Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "Animal Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2019" report to their offering. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/animal-healthcare-industry.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The global animal healthcare market is growing due to the increasing animal population of both types: companion and production. Companion animals...

2014-07-07 08:27:47

DUBLIN, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dklp6n/animal_healthcare) has announced the addition of the "Animal Healthcare Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2019 Market" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The global animal healthcare market is growing due to the increasing animal population of both types: companion and production. Companion...

2014-07-03 08:23:36

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/x9c8g8/invitro) has announced the addition of the "Global In-Vitro Toxicology/ Toxicity Testing (Diagnostic, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetics, Chemical) Market - Forecast to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Attributed to the support offered by the European government, the in vitro toxicology testing market in Europe was the largest in 2013 and is...

2014-06-25 11:12:52

University of Massachusetts at Amherst Challenging decades-old risk assessment methods, a new literature review suggests that oral gavage, the accepted method of dosing lab animals to test chemical toxicity, does not accurately mimic how humans are exposed to chemicals in everyday life Challenging risk assessment methods used for decades by toxicologists, a new review of the literature led by environmental health scientist Laura Vandenberg at the University of Massachusetts Amherst...

2014-06-17 08:29:29

GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for In Vitro Sciences (IIVS) last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Institute for Food and Drug Control (NIFDC), a subordinate agency of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA). The two organizations will work collaboratively on a number of projects focused on cosmetic safety testing designed to promote in vitro (non-animal) techniques in China. In November 2013, IIVS held a week...

2014-06-12 08:25:46

The awards recognize outstanding journalism demonstrating the essential role of biomedical research in new medical discoveries and scientific breakthroughs WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR) announced today the winners of the 13(th) annual Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Awards. The awards, named in honor of FBR's late chairman Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, recognize outstanding journalism that highlights the role of biomedical...


Latest Animal testing Reference Libraries

The Axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum
2014-02-03 08:59:54

Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) may also be referred to as the Mexican salamander or the Mexican walking fish. The Axolotl is a member of the Ambystomatidae family and although its common name may suggest it is a fish, it is an amphibian. Axolotl are found exclusively in Mexico. The species situates, near Mexico City, on the bottom of Xochimilco’s lakes. Unlike most salamanders, Axolotl keep its larval features throughout its entire life and very rarely ever emerge from water. A condition...

Knockout Mouse
2013-10-02 11:52:01

A Knockout Mouse is a genetically engineered mouse in which researchers have inactivated, or “knocked out,” an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA. The loss of gene activity frequently causes changes in a mouse’s phenotype, which includes appearance, behavior, or other apparent and biochemical characteristics. Knockout mice are significant animal models for studying the role of genes which have been sequenced but whose functions haven’t...

House Mouse, Mus musculus
2012-05-01 11:42:07

Even in the wild, this rodent is associated with humans by destroying crops and stored food. The house mouse is also known as the fancy mouse, a common pet. It is also a widely used laboratory animal, important for testing in genetics, biology, and medicine. There are three recognized subspecies of the house mouse. These mice thrive in a number of locations including fields, houses, and commercial structures. An adult male house mouse can have a body length of up to 3.9 in, and tail length...

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