Moving away from animal-derived antibodies

Antibodies are important tools in science because they are capable of binding to their unique biological targets with a high level of specificity. As a result, scientists use them in many ways: for research, diagnostics, therapeutics and regulatory procedures. Although … Continued

The Plan for Progress: Dogs in Research

As we complete our 90th year of victories on behalf of animals, NAVS is looking toward the future of humane, human-relevant science. To that end, we are undertaking an ambitious, multi-faceted action plan aimed at dramatically furthering our mission to … Continued

FDA identifies areas of need for non-animal alternatives

Representatives from the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently drafted a commentary that addressed the Center’s outlook on the challenges and opportunities of using alternatives in drug development, especially for regulatory … Continued

News from the Smarter Science Front

NAVS is proud of the continued investment we make not only in promoting the value of humane science, but also in supporting the development of scientific approaches and models that can reduce, and we hope one day replace, the use … Continued

Happy Mother’s Day from NAVS

On this day, as we honor the mothers (and grandmothers, great-grandmothers, aunts, wives and sisters) in our lives, we think about the compassion, kindness and generosity that comes with motherhood. Pictured here are Izzy and her pups! Izzy and her … Continued

The NAVS Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The Mother’s Day Gift Guide Here at NAVS, we understand that Mother’s Day might look a little different for most people and their families this year. During these times, giving a gift, no matter the size, has the ability to … Continued