Promoting the highest standards of housing, husbandry, and procedures in laboratory animal care.
Stimulating refinement related knowledge, research, and impactful interactions in North America and beyond.

Rat being pinned during rat tickling

To identify, curate, and promote evidence-based refinement resources to improve animal welfare and scientific rigor.

Anyone interested in collaborating to curate and create scientifically-based refinement materials

Send a brief statement of interest and your CV/resume to the initiative leadership.

Initiative Leadership Contact Information

Sarah Thurston, sthursto “at”