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Research Guides

Animal Research & Welfare


This Animal Research and Welfare guide was created to assist IU School of Medicine investigators with literature searches for IACUC protocols.

If you need assistance the contact information for Gabe Rios is located on the left side of the page.

The 3Rs

REDUCTION: Minimize the number of animals used

REFINEMENT: Use techniques and procedures that minimize pain and distress

REPLACEMENT: Substitute animal models with non-animal techniques or animal alternatives

IUSM IACUC Literature Search Policy