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Update to What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals

The brochure “What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals” has been updated and is now available for download (PDF).

What’s new? The 2016 revision reflects current requirements of NIH grants policy and applicability of the PHS Policy to VA, NASA, and NSF supported activities through memoranda of understanding. Plus the new factsheet format is printer-friendly saving time and resources. Note, hard copies are no longer distributed.

What can I learn? This publication provides an overview of investigator responsibilities when conducting research with animals. You will learn about the PHS Policy requirements, what you need to describe in your grant application and your IACUC animal study protocol, and guidance for conducting your research to avoid noncompliance.

For this and other publications, see Publications Available from OLAW.