5 Ways PETA Is Helping Animals in Laboratories This Week

  1. After PETA scientists submitted formal comments (which were supported by elected officials and kind people across the U.S.), National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Monica Bertagnolli announced a plan to prioritize non-animal research methods that reflects our recommendations.
  2. For 13 years and counting, Beamish the monkey has been a prisoner in the laboratory of NIH experimenter Elisabeth Murray, who has cut open his skull, suctioned out part of his brain, and pumped it full of toxins. Our powerful new infographic offers a glimpse into what he has endured.
  3. Learn how you can take action for animals subjected to cruel and worthless forced swim tests by pharmaceutical giant Sanofi.
  4. We’re demanding federal and state investigations into Legacy Health in Portland, Oregon, after its staffers failed to notice third-degree burns on a monkey for six days.
  5. Students returning to classes at the University of Massachusetts–Amhurst were greeted by a mobile billboard featuring footage of monkeys trapped in experimenter Agnès Lacreuse’s laboratory there.