Why I Support NAVS: Audrey’s Story

As a member of the entertainment community and animal advocate, I was delighted, earlier this year, to meet the “small but mighty” team at the National Anti-Vivisection Society. It quickly became clear to me how immense and impactful the scope … Continued

Organs-on-chips continue to make headlines–and progress

Human intestinal inflammatory diseases are common and complex conditions that involve interactions between gut microbes, intestinal cells and components of the immune system. While dozens of animal models are available to study gut inflammation, many researchers have come to recognize … Continued

Where are the numbers, APHIS?

One of NAVS’ primary initiatives has been fighting for transparency about animal research in the U.S.  As you know, transparency surrounding animal use directly impacts our animal welfare efforts, as understanding trends in animal use can help us better gauge … Continued

USDA Removes More Animal Welfare Records

Each year around this time, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) makes available its Research Facility Annual Summary Reports. These annual reports summarize how many Animal Welfare Act-covered animals were used in research during the prior year and specify … Continued

Meet the Humane Science “Class of 2020”

Continuing our longstanding investment in ending the exploitation of animals used in science, NAVS and the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019-2020 Graduate Fellowships for Alternatives to the Use of Animals … Continued