Role of the institutional animal care and use committee in monitoring research.

@article{Steneck1997RoleOT,
  title={Role of the institutional animal care and use committee in monitoring research.},
  author={Nicholas Steneck},
  journal={Ethics & behavior},
  year={1997},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={
          173-84
        }
}
During the 1980s, federal regulations transferred significant portions of the responsibility for monitoring the care and use of research animals from animal care programs to Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs). After a brief review of the history of the regulation of the use of animals in research preceding and during the 4 decades following World War II, this article raises 4 problems associated with the role IACUCs currently play in monitoring the use of animals in research… CONTINUE READING
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