The Institute of Medicine sponsored a workshop that brought together key stakeholders to discuss animal research regulations from a global perspective and emerging and current trends in animal regulations as they apply to neuroscience. A report, which summarizes that workshop, is now available on the Institute of Medicine’s website.
To consider animal research regulations from a global perspective, the IOM Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders, in collaboration with the National Research Council and the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, held a workshop in Buckinghamshire, UK, July 26–27, 2011. The workshop brought together neuroscientists, legal scholars, administrators, and other key stakeholders to discuss current and emerging trends in animal regulations as they apply to the neurosciences. This document summarizes the workshop.