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Overview

Ethical and Scientific Considerations Regarding Animal Testing and Research

  • Hope R. Ferdowsian mail,

    hferdowsian@pcrm.org

    Affiliations: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Nancy Beck

    Affiliation: Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: September 07, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024059
  • Published in PLOS ONE

About the Authors

Hope R. Ferdowsian, Nancy Beck
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Hope R. Ferdowsian
Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hferdowsian@pcrm.org

Competing Interests

HRF and NB are employed by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which is a non-governmental organization which promotes higher ethical standards in research and alternatives to the use of animals in research, education, and training. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization, and the authors adhered to PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HRF NB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HRF NB. Wrote the paper: HRF NB.