Friday, March 26, 2021 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM (EST)
This webinar is part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series , presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy
Jennie Lofgren DVM, MS, DACLAM, Global Head of Animal Welfare and Compliance, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Inc.
Tufts University alumna 2007, DVM and Masters in Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Details that may seem minor or even go unnoticed to the casual observer may be significant in a laboratory animal’s life. Things like a few degrees temperature change, the amount of nesting material given, or which analgesic is provided can not only influence the welfare of laboratory mice, but significantly impact the science to which they contribute. By understanding and appreciating the connection between the animal’s lived experience and their physiology, we can both improve their welfare and the value of research outcomes.
Made possible by the generous support of Elizabeth A. Lawrence Endowed Fund
About Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy
The mission of the Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy is to conduct and encourage the study of complex issues surrounding the changing role and impact of animals in society. The Center supports the development and dissemination of research-driven policies, programs, and practices that benefit both people and animals.
Work conducted by the Center is based on the tenets that animal well-being matters, that animal and human well-being are linked and that both are enhanced through improved understanding of human-animal relationships.