ERIC Number: ED151149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
The Future of Animals, Cells, Models, and Systems in Research, Development, Education, and Testing: Proceedings of a Symposium.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Inst. of Lab. Animal Resources.
This volume contains the prepared papers and discussions of a National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council Symposium on the Future of Animals, Cells, Models, and Systems in Research, Development, Education, and Testing. The purpose of the symposium was to examine the past, present, and future contributions of animals to human health and welfare; the present and future use and limitations of cell, tissue and organ cultures; and the application of statistical and computer technology to biomedical research as a substitute for living systems. Titles of presented papers include: (1) The Era of Human Awareness; (2) Experimental Systems: Advantages and Disadvantages; (3) Animal Models; (4) A Legislator's View on Animal Legislation Affecting Biomedical Research; (5) "In Vitro" Systems in Basic Biomedical Research; (6) The Ethics of Biomedical Experimentation; and (7) Root and Branch: Legal Aspects of Biomedical Studies in Man and Other Animals. (MR)
Descriptors: Biology, Conference Reports, Conferences, Laboratory Techniques, Legal Problems, Legislation, Medical Research, Microbiology, Research Methodology, Science Education, Scientific Research
Printing and Publishing Office, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20418 (no price quoted)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Inst. of Lab. Animal Resources.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to copyright restrictions ; Contains occasional small type