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Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III

Animal Models, 3rd Edition

Edited by Jann Hau, Steven J. Schapiro

CRC Press

334 pages

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While replacing and reducing the use of laboratory animals are integral parts of the 3Rs-replace, reduce, refine-which form the cornerstones of laboratory animal science, biomedical research involving animals remains absolutely essential for the advancement of the medical, veterinary, agricultural, and biological sciences. Building upon the bestsel

Table of Contents

Animal Models of Spinal Cord Injury. Animal Models for Tropical Parasitic Diseases. Animal models of cardiovascular disease. Animal Models of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. More Animal Models of Developmental Processes and Developmental Disorders for Social Genomics and Beyond. Animal Models of Metabolic and Inflammatory Diseases. Animal Models for Eye Diseases. Animal Models of Human Cancer. Reduction and Refinement Applied to Animal Models. Index.

About the Editors

Jann Hau is a professor of comparative medicine at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Dr. Hau has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers in comparative medicine and chapters in books, and he is frequently invited to speak at international conferences and symposia. He is the recipient of prizes awarded for his research and contributions to animal welfare.

Steven J. Schapiro is an associate professor of comparative medicine in the Department of Veterinary Sciences at the Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. He is one of the founding faculty members of the Primate Training and Enrichment Workshops. Dr. Schapiro has published approximately 140 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters examining various aspects of nonhuman primate behavior, management, and research.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED089000
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General
MED089020
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / Food Animal
MED106000
MEDICAL / Research
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience