The NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare hosted a live webinar in December 2021 entitled, “Best Practices for Conducting a Search for Alternatives and Finding Animal Model/Model Organism Information.”
We have embarked on a series of initiatives at NIH in recent years to enhance the quality, efficiency, accountability, and transparency of our supported clinical research. While we are all making great progress, our concerns about clinical trials that are overly complex, have small sample sizes, or rely on surrogate end points that lack clinical relevance remain. One resource to help address these concerns is the NIH Research Methods Resources website that NIH’s Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) launched in 2017. Since the site was recently revamped, we wanted to spotlight the new available tools and resources that can help you better plan the design, conduct, and analysis of rigorous NIH-defined clinical trials.
The NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare released a new 30-minute webinar discussing how Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests related to animal welfare compliance are handled.
Are you testing or implementing your institution’s pandemic response plan for the first time? Do you have questions about flexibilities provided by the PHS Policy that may be helpful during a pandemic? All PHS-assured institutions are required to develop disaster plans that account for both the well-being of animals and consideration of personnel during unexpected events … Continue reading “Special OLAW Webinar on March 19: Pandemic Contingency Planning and Its Impact on Animal Care”
Learn more about the planning process and ask questions at one of the upcoming webinars (3/9, 3/16) hosted by NIH, registration required.