Laboratory animal science (LAS)
scientific and technical information and techniques that apply to a career focused on the
care of laboratory animals
animal research has been a thing for many centuries, but...
LAS did not emerge as an organized field until the late 1940s when the need to promote
the humane treatment of lab animals was recognized
what did Dr. Nathan Brewer form?
ACP: animal care panel
what is ACP?
animal care panel (1950) is a group of veterinarians led by Dr. Nathan Brewer in
Chicago, their philosophy was that those who use animals for research studies have a
moral obligation to provide for their needs and ensure their welfare.