June Lab Animal Column: Humane endpoints, defined


Great Eastern University’s new IACUC director notices that it has been standard practice at GEU for investigators to refer to consultation with the veterinarian in lieu of describing specific humane endpoints directly in the protocol. The issue is brought to the IACUC for discussion. What factors should the IACUC consider? This issue examines the IACUC’s responsibility when it comes to evaluating endpoints and the relation to scientific rigor and animal welfare.

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