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Tackling Cancer with Personalized 3D Organoids

NAVS sees the value of using organoid models to advance our understanding of basic human biology and disease in a human-relevant, animal-free way, which is why we fund organoid research through the International Foundation for Ethical Research. We are particularly … Continued

Saving Animals by Funding Smarter Science

As part of our long-standing commitment to advancing science without harming animals, each year, thanks to your generosity, NAVS awards a grant to the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) to support graduate students who are developing alternatives to the … Continued

Meet Afiya: NAVS’ Humane Science Award Recipient

Each year at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, NAVS selects exceptional young scientists to be recipients of our Humane Science Award. This award recognizes students who are developing novel non-animal research methodologies. As the only animal advocacy organization … Continued

A Better System for Organ Transplants

The shortage of organs for patients on transplant lists continues to be a large global dilemma. In America alone, there are over 100,000 people waiting on organ transplant lists. The research community seems to think that using animals for human … Continued

Meet Ryan, NAVS’ Humane Science Award Recipient

Every May, NAVS attends the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair to choose recipients of our Humane Science Award which recognizes students who are developing non-animal methodologies which advance science. By rewarding students who are conducting exceptional work—without relying on … Continued

The Future of Organoid Models

Through our funding of the International Foundation for Ethical Research, NAVS has a long supported the development of human-relevant, cell-based models, and has viewed these tools as powerful alternatives to animal experiments. So, what are the latest advancements in three-dimensional … Continued