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University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR)

Special attention must be given to the humane treatment of all laboratory animals in accordance with the “Animal Welfare Act of 1996” as amended, the Public Health Service, the PHS “Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals” and the policies of the University in research.

All research experiments involving animals must be conducted in accordance with the Drexel University Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) approved protocol. Animal research that biological (human or animal pathogens) and chemical hazards including the use of recombinant DNA material must be approved by UBSC. Use of radioactive material or any type of radiation must be approved by University Radiation Safety Committee. For additional information on the use of animals in research, email For additional information on the use of radiation or radioactive materials in research animals, email