Promoting the Benefits of Animals
in Research and the Work of
Lab Animal Science Professionals

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Our Mission

The AALAS Foundation supports educational outreach on the essential role of responsible laboratory animal care and use in science to advance human and animal health.

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Your generous donation to the AALAS Foundation helps with innumerable projects in which the AALAS Foundation is involved.

Why Animals in Research

Learn the importance and contributions animals make to biomedical research and the cures that benefit us all.

AREA Program

An enlightening and entertaining program that introduces science students to laboratory animal science and the vast array of career opportunities in the industry.

Animal Roles in Medical Discoveries

A look at the Nobel Prizes for Medicine and Physiology shows that animal research played a key role in important discoveries.

Careers in Biomedical Research

Careers in biomedical research provide an opportunity for discovery and to make a difference in the lives of people and animals.

Biomedical Progress Poster: Diagnosing Disease

This 11"x17" poster illustrates the vital role laboratory animal science professionals play in providing compassionate care for animals.

Biomedical Progress Poster: Vaccines

Animal research helps make medical advances possible, such as vaccines for human and animal health. Download this poster today.

Welcome to the AALAS Foundation

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the AALAS Foundation is dedicated to educating the public about the compassionate professionals working in laboratory animal science and the important role of animals working in research. The AALAS Foundation develops free educational materials and innovactive public awareness programs to help inform students, teachers, and the general public, about the importance of quality animal care and use to benefit humans and animals.


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