Animals in Research: Advancing Human and Animal Health
Paula Clifford, the Executive Director for Americans for Medical Progress, will present this lecture. Paula leads AMP's advocacy efforts and its educational programs focused on developing the next generation of advocates.
Did you know?
- Animal research has led to the elimination of polio, smallpox, rabies and measles as US public health threats; new diagnostic tests for early treatment (cancer, heart disease); and effective treatments for serious illness (diabetes, leukemia, HIV/AIDS, cardiovascular disease).
- Animal research benefits animals. Dog an cat longevity and health are enhanced by medicines and vaccines. Research contributes to farm animal welfare and techniques to save endangered species.
- Nearly all research animals are rodents, fish or reptiles. Dogs, cats and non-human primates account together for less than one percent of total research animals.
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