CAAT (Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing)
|Record number:||f72d5 (legacy id: 15268)|
|Category:||Ethics & harm-benefit analysis - Toxicology|
|Type:||Information centres - Databases|
The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), founded in 1981, is part of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. CAAT promotes humane science by supporting the creation, development, validation, and use of alternatives to animals in research, product safety testing, and education. CAAT seeks to effect change by working with scientists in industry, government, and academia to find new ways to replace animals with non-animal methods, reduce the numbers of animals necessary, or refine methods to make them less painful or stressful to the animals involved.
CAAT manages Altweb, the Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site. Altweb is also the US home of the journal ALTEX.
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