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.
NAVS sees great promise in the ability of organs-on-chips—three-dimensional bioengineered devices made with living cells designed to accurately mimic the function of tissues and organs—to significantly reduce the use of animals in scientific experimentation. Because human cells can be grown … Continued
Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its commitment to moving away from animal testing. Andrew Wheeler, EPA spokesperson, noted in a memo from the agency, that “[s]cientific advancements exist today that allow us to better predict … Continued