Laboratory Animal Medicine

Laboratory Animal Medicine

2nd Edition - May 17, 2002

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  • Editor-in-Chief: James Fox
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080535333

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A volume in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine series, this second edition has over 40% new material, including the addition of six new topics and many others that are completely rewritten. The book comprehensively covers the biological and disease aspects of laboratory animal medicine while examining other aspects such as the biohazards associated with the use of animal experimentation and factors complicating the bioethics of animal research.

Readership

Veterinary and medical students and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research

Product details

  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2002
  • Published: May 17, 2002
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080535333

About the Editor in Chief

James Fox

Prof. Fox obtained his Master of Science degree in Medical Microbiology at Stanford University and a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Dr. Fox is an Adjunct Professor at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a Diplomate and a past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, past president of the Massachusetts Society of Medical Research, past chairman of AAALAC Council, and past chairman of the NCCR/NIH Comparative Medicine Study Section. He also is an elected fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America. In 2004 Professor Fox was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Comparative Medicine, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

About the Editors

James Fox

Prof. Fox obtained his Master of Science degree in Medical Microbiology at Stanford University and a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine at Colorado State University, Fort Collins. Dr. Fox is an Adjunct Professor at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. He is a Diplomate and a past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, past president of the Massachusetts Society of Medical Research, past chairman of AAALAC Council, and past chairman of the NCCR/NIH Comparative Medicine Study Section. He also is an elected fellow of the Infectious Disease Society of America. In 2004 Professor Fox was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Comparative Medicine, Department of Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA

Lynn Anderson

Affiliations and Expertise

VP and Global Scientific Leader, Animal Welfare and Lab Animal Medicine, Covance Laboratories, Inc., Princeton, NJ, USA

Franklin Loew

Affiliations and Expertise

Becker College, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Fred Quimby

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory Animal Research Center, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

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