New initiatives in the 3Rs for biomedical research

NHMRC will be sponsoring a webcast presentation on the new initiatives in the replacement, reduction and refinement of animal use (the 3Rs) in biomedical research. The webcast will be presented by Professor Thomas Hartung (Professor of Toxicology, Pharmacology, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, and Director of the Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing, at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA). While the intended audience for the webcast is biomedical researchers, it will be of interest to any person involved with the care and use of animals for scientific purposes including institutional officials, researchers in all fields, teachers, members of animal ethics committees, veterinarians, animal welfare organisations, Commonwealth, state and territory governments and the general community. Date: Thursday 13 February 2014 Time: 3.00pm AEDST