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The NIH has updated guidelines for research using stem cells.

TOXNET: NIH Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

Office of Technology Licensing & Industry Sponsored Research (HMS/HSDM)

Sponsored Programs Administration SPA (HMS/HSDM)

Master Reciprocal Institutional Agreement for Animal Use and Care - This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) removes the need to establish a new MOU for collaborations involving animal use between the participating IACUCs.


Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Lab Animal Care International(AAALAC)

Federal Guidance:

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Guidebook (per OLAW)

PHS Policy on Lab Animals

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals(Free PDF)

Institutional Guidance:

Office of the Vice Provost for Research

Search for Alternatives:

ALTWEB (Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web)

Animal Welfare Institute

NAL Animal Use Alternatives Thesaurus

Other Useful Resources:

AVMA Panel on Euthanasia

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research(ILAR)

A free weekly ezine, Lab Animal e-Alert, helps scientists whose research involves lab animals assure regulatory and ethical compliance in their use.