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

Top 5 Reasons Animal Experiments Need to End

During World Week for Animals in Laboratories, an international week of commemoration for animals in research, we are reminded of the millions of animals who are subjected to experimentation each year.  Commemorating the lives of research animals, however, is the … Continued

Using Organs-on-Chips to Combat COVID-19

The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on individuals around the world, leading to over 100,000 deaths globally and threatening to take the lives of many more people. But researchers at the Wyss Institute are fighting back using human-relevant, animal-free alternatives … Continued