Of Mice and Humans

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doi: 10.1097/01.NNN.0000368491.86171.28
Features: Animal Research

What animal research means to neurology.

Animal research has been instrumental in developing treatments for multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, stroke, and other neurological disorders. But some animal rights organizations are pushing to have animals given the same legal standing as humans, which would effectively ban all animal research since animals cannot give “informed consent.”

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