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Advancing Science Without Harming Animals

NAVS is dedicated to ending harmful, flawed and costly animal experiments through the advancement of smarter, human-relevant research and the promotion of animal-friendly changes to laws and policies.

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NAVS NEWS
October 16, 2017 Human Lung-on-a-Chip Models Tackle Cancer

It is well known that a tumor’s microenvironment influences its behavior, although many existing cancer models have failed to fully take this into consideration. Former NAVS/International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellowship Recipient Dr. Bryan Hassell confronted this issue … Continued

October 9, 2017 Reproducibility Issues Continue to Plague Animal Research

More effort needs to be made on developing and using human-relevant non-animal models that have a higher probability of improving human health. Continue reading

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Making a Difference

$1.7m

Total amount of grants given by NAVS to the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) since 2001

200+

Sanctuaries, shelters and rescues helped by the NAVS Sanctuary Fund since 2001

11

Pieces of legislation introduced as a result of NAVS’ efforts in the past year

End Cosmetics Testing on Animals