21st Century Cures Act – Animal Care and Use in Research

Actions to reduce administrative burden on investigators conducting animal activities while maintaining research integrity and the protection of animals.

Obtaining an Assurance

Criteria and process for getting an Animal Welfare Assurance.

ICARE Project & Workshops

A federal interagency project to empower IACUCs and institutions to increase compliance while minimizing burden.

Reporting Noncompliance

Institutions must have an Animal Welfare Assurance to receive PHS funds. To find out if your institution is Assured, see the listing of Domestic and Foreign institutions with OLAW-approved Assurances.

Tutorial for the PHS Policy

Learn about the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals through this tutorial.

Assured Institutions

Click below to view the list of institutions with approved Assurances.

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