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International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) (Established 1956)
Animal Welfare Agency
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Phone: 34 93 581 1848   Fax: 34 93 581 2006   E-Mail:
Unitat de Fisiologia. Facultat de Veterinària, Bellaterra, Barcelona 08193 SPAIN
Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Affiliations: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Division of Comparative Medicine

Mission: Mission and Aims: Mission: ICLAS advances human and animal health by promoting the ethical care and use of animals in research worldwide. Aims: The aims of ICLAS are to promote and coordinate the development of Laboratory Animal Science throughout the world, to promote international collaboration and quality monitoring and definition of laboratory animals, to collect and disseminate information on Laboratory Animal Science, to promote world-wide harmonization in the care and use of laboratory animals,to promote the humane use of animals in research through recognition of ethical principles and scientific responsibilities and to promote the 3 R's tenets of Russell and Burch.

Number of Staff: 1

Publications: "ICLAS For Your Information Bulletin" (electronic version only on a regular basis); "ICLAS Guidelines" (irregular); "ICLAS Special Reprints" (irregular)

Last Updated: 2003-12-15

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