About Us: Why a Progressive Non-Animal Research Society?

PNARS has been formed to encourage those working in the fields of human medical research, training and product testing to pursue a scientific method that has as its basis the entire human biological, physiological and psychological system. Read more.

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Animal Alternatives in Research Contest for High School and Undergraduate Students. Closes Oct. 11, 2021. Sponsored by Center for Contemporary Sciences (CCS), the International Network for Humane Education (InterNICHE) and Progressive Non-Animal Research Society (PNARS).


Animals & Society Research Initiative, Distinguished Lecture Series: How Can We End Animal Testing and Better Human Health by Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H., Sept. 15, 2021, 12:30-1:50 pm (PST)


Milestones of Progress for Alternatives. From American Anti-Vivisection Society, News Highlights, July 21, 2021.

European Pharmacopoeia to Put an End to the Rabbit Pyrogen Test, From Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, July 12, 2021.

Press Release: UBC Faculty of Medicine to stop using live pigs in surgical course, July 7, 2021

Human on a Chip: UBC’s Hedtrich Lab takes on Canada’s other Drug Crisis. From TREK: A Publication of Alumni UBC, June 15, 2021.

Current Strategies in Assessment of Nanotoxicity: Alternatives to In Vivo Animal Testing, From International Journal of Molecular Sciences, April 19, 2021.

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PNARS is a non-profit organization that brings the message of innovative, humane, biomedical breakthroughs to the public.

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Our Advisors

Dr. Andre Menache, Dr. Olivier Berreville, Myriam Brulot, Ericka Ceballos, Dr. Maidie Hilmo, Anna Pippus

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110-879 Marine Drive
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