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University Biomedical Services (UBS)


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SABRE Research UK

UK charity working to improve medical science by exposing the bias and unreliable data in preclinical animal research that is harming patients, research volunteers and our healthcare system. 



ICLAS is an international scientific organization dedicated to advancing human and animal health by promoting the ethical  care and use of laboratory animals in research worldwide.


World Health Organization (WHO)

The Website is available in six langauges; English, Spanish, French, Russian, Chinese and Arabic. The WHO's goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.


Humane Endpoints Website

The website was produced by 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences. It gives insight into the recognition and application of humane endpoints in rodents. The website contributes to refinement, the prevention of unnecessary suffering in laboratory animals, by offering information, videos and photographs of rodent species. In addition, the website provides free training modules (accessible after registration). The site is currently available in EN, NL and FR. DE and ES will follow soon.


Non-Human Primate (NHP) Database

The tables below detail all the species included in the NHP database. Each table lists the common and scientific name as well as the current 4 letter designation used within the database.



FELASA, the Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations, represents common interests in the furtherance of all aspects of laboratory animal science (LAS) in Europe and beyond. Membership is open to LAS associations of nations of Europe.


Swis Laboratory Science Association

The Swiss Laboratory Animal Science Association (SGV) is actively dedicated to the promotion of laboratory animal science, as well as the furthering of animal protection and ethical considerations in animal experiments. These aims shall be attained by organising education and the flow of information within the scientific community.


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