Benefits of animal research surround us. In fact, these benefits flow through our veins. We’ve all received vaccinations to prevent horrible diseases that once caused early death or serious illness. Thanks to vaccine research in animals, you only encounter diseases such as smallpox, measles and polio in history books – not on our streets
But that’s not all. Animal research has led to blood and organ transplants. It helped pioneer heart surgeries and cancer treatments, and here at OHSU, perhaps one of the most promising AIDS vaccine candidates to date. Mountains of evidence published in countless medical journals during the past 60 years illustrate the benefits of animal research.
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