Always a subject worth revisiting — this video from the Foundation for Biomedical Research reiterates the value and absolute necessity for the use of animal models in driving medical progress and improving both human and animal health.

David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He serves on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.

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I really think equal time is warranted here given the scandals in scientific research and the many instances where animal tests have failed miserably to anticipate human conditions. And there are much newer animal free models available.

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