Argument: Animal testing is more important now to human welfare than ever before

Issue Report: Animal testing


(Harold Varmus, MD, 1989 Nobel Laureate, former director of the National Institutes of Health, currently president and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) – “Now, more than ever, research with laboratory animals is required to bring the benefits of advances in molecular genetics, neuroscience, and other highly productive fields to clinical application through the study of intact organisms.”[1]