Current and future policies regarding laboratory animal welfare.

  title={Current and future policies regarding laboratory animal welfare.},
  author={Harry Rozmiarek},
  journal={Investigative radiology},
  volume={22 2},
Laboratory animal welfare has made tremendous strides in recent years. The first laboratory animal welfare law was not enacted until 1966, and laboratory animal medicine as a specialty did not even exist until the 1960s. The AAALAC accreditation program has stimulated improvements in accredited institutions, and the FDA and EPA Good Laboratory Practices Acts had a major impact on industry in the 1970s, but the most visible impact upon academic institutions was made by NIH enforcing their Policy… CONTINUE READING