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Billboard Confronts Wayne State Over Dog Experiments

Billboard Confronts Wayne State Over Dog Experiments
News Release | Feb. 7, 2014

A hard-hitting Physicians Committee billboard that has gone up near Wayne State University criticizes use of dogs in heart failure experiments.

Doctors Nonprofit Offers $25,000 Grant to End Animal Labs at UMMC

Doctors Nonprofit Offers $25,000 Grant to End Animal Labs at UMMC
News Release | Jan. 6, 2014

The Physicians Committee is offering the University of Mississippi Medical Center a $25,000 grant to transition from the use of live pigs in its physiology course to superior human-relevant training devices.

Join the Virtual Rally to Improve Pediatrics Training at Washington University in St. Louis

Join the Virtual Rally to Improve Pediatrics Training at Washington University in St. Louis
Ethical Research and Education | Oct. 18, 2013

Join our virtual rally if you missed our live Oct. 10 rally asking Washington University in St. Louis to replace the use of live cats and ferrets in its pediatrics residency training with superior human-based methods.

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New Mice Sugar Study Not Applicable to Humans, Cruel to Mice
Expert Statement | Aug. 16, 2013

A new University of Utah study that determined the amount of sugar that is toxic to mice cannot be equated to what will happen in humans.

Ask Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to Use Human-Based Training

Ask Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to Use Human-Based Training
Action Alert | July 2013

Ask Southern Illinois University School of Medicine to use human-based training methods employed by 85 percent of U.S. emergency medicine residency programs.

Help Improve Trauma Training at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Help Improve Trauma Training at University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Action Alert | July 2013

Ask University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to use TraumaMan instead of live animals for its Advanced Trauma Life Support training.

PCRM Campaign Improves Pediatrics Training at University of Virginia

PCRM Campaign Improves Pediatrics Training at University of Virginia
PCRM Online | April 2013

UVA now joins the 98 percent of pediatrics residency programs that view nonanimal methods as not only more humane but educationally superior.

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Mice Fail as Models of Human Inflammation
Breaking Medical News | Feb. 13, 2013

Studies in mice have been misleading researchers for years, according to a new study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Alternatives in Research and Testing

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