Laboratory Animal Medicine

Laboratory Animal Medicine

2nd Edition - May 17, 2002

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  • Editors: James Fox, Lynn Anderson, Franklin Loew, Fred Quimby
  • 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 Editors

James Fox

James G. Fox, DVM, MS, DACLAM, is a Professor and Director of the Division of Comparative Medicine and a Professor in the Division of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also 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. Professor Fox is the author of over 490 articles, 80 chapters, 3 patents and has edited and authored 13 texts in the field of in vivo model development and comparative medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 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

About the Editor in Chief

James Fox

James G. Fox, DVM, MS, DACLAM, is a Professor and Director of the Division of Comparative Medicine and a Professor in the Division of Biological Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also 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. Professor Fox is the author of over 490 articles, 80 chapters, 3 patents and has edited and authored 13 texts in the field of in vivo model development and comparative medicine.

Affiliations and Expertise

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

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