These websites offer reliable information about animals used in research.

Additional detailed information about the use of animals in research can be found under the "Animal Research" tab

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National Biomedical Research Organizations/Websites

AALAS Foundation

Americans for Medical Progress (AMP)                         

Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR)

National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR)

States United for Biomedical Research

Speaking of Research

Understanding Animal Research

Kids 4 Research



Additional websites with Reliable Information about Animal Research


American Academy of Neurology - Animal Research

Animal Smart: Benefits of Animal Research

Brain - Animals in Research

Texas Biomedical Research Institute - Animal Research

What A Year!

NC3Rs National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction of Animals in Research


Blogs - Animal Research

Advancing Animal Research


Animals in Research Series (The Conversation website)

curious YOUNG writers  

Unlikely Activist



Videos - Animal Research

Accept the Challenge to Care: Careers in LAS


A Day in the Life of an Animal Technologist

Animal Research and Diabetes


Dogs in Medical Research


Drug Discovery and Development (Novartis)


Evolving Role of Animals in Research (Novartis)


Understanding Asthma 


Using Mice as a Model for Alzheimer's Disease


Vets Speaking for Research


Where do Medicines Come From?


Why Do I Live so Long?


Why Do We Use Animals in Research?


Why is Animal Research Needed in Pharmacology?

*Complete list of Understanding Animal Research videos on Vimeo




Research Animal Organizations

AAALAC - Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care


ILAR - Institute for Laboratory Animal Research


LAWTE- Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange 


OLAW - Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare



Biomedical Careers

Careers in Biomedical Research  



Additional PDF Resources


25 Most Prescribed Drugs and the Animal Research Behind Them

Courtesy of NABR

Animals and Medicine – The contribution of animal experiments to the control of disease

Click on "Read the PDF" to view the entire book. This offers a detailed, scholarly historical review of the critical role animal experiments have played in advancing medical knowledge. Book by Jack Botting

Book by Jack Botting

Animal Research Benefits Us- And Animals Too

Courtesy of Understanding Animal Research

Animal Research - Top 10 Questions

Courtesy of Americans for Medical Progress

Animal Roles in Medical Discoveries

Courtesy of AALAS

Casey's Awakening

Courtesy of Massachusetts Society for Medical Research

Disease Fact Sheets

Courtesy of California Society for Biomedical Research

Dog's in Research

Courtesy of FASEB

Essential Need for Animals in Medical Research - Species Sheets

Courtesy of the Foundation for Biomedical Research

Facts About Animal Research

Courtesy of Americans for Medical Progress

Fact vs Myth

Courtesy of the Foundation for Biomedical Research

Finding Cures, Saving Lives

Courtesy of the American Physiological Society

Improving Human and Animal Health

Courtesy of AALAS

Medical Research with Animals

Courtesy of the National Institutes of Health

Proud Achievements of Animal Research

Courtesy of the Foundation for Biomedical Research

Questions People Ask About Animals in Research

Courtesy of the American Physiological Society

Super Scientists: How Mice are Helping Scientists Solve the Mystery of Disease

Courtesy of California Society for Biomedical Research

Use of Animals in Biomedical Research

Courtesy of AALAS

What is Biomedical Research?

Courtesy of the California Biomedical Research Association