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Publications

The following are select scientific publications and posters coauthored by researchers in PETA’s Science Advancement and Outreach Division and Laboratory Investigations Department:


Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Krebs CE, Camp C, Constantino H, Courtot L, Kavanagh O, McCarthy J, Ort MJ, Sarasija S, Trunnell ER. Author guide for addressing animal methods bias in publishing. Advanced Science (Weinh). 2023;e2303226. doi:10.1002/advs.202303226 
  2. Krebs CE, Camp C, Constantino H, Courtot L, Kavanagh O, Batista Leite S, Madden J, Paini A, Poojary B, Tripodi IJ, Trunnell ER. Proceedings of a workshop to address animal methods bias in scientific publishingALTEX. 2022;10.14573/altex.2210211. doi:10.14573/altex.2210211
  3. Trunnell ER, Carvalho C. The forced swim test has poor accuracy for identifying novel antidepressants. Drug Discov Today. 2021;26(12):2898-2904. doi:10.1016/j.drudis.2021.08.003
  4. Chandna A. Commentary: A Belmont Report for Animals: An Idea Whose Time Has Come. Camb Q Healthc Ethics. 2020;29(1):46-53. doi:10.1017/S0963180119000768
  5. Gala SG, Crandall ML. Global Collaboration to Modernize Advanced Trauma Life Support Training. J Surg Educ. 2019;76(2):487-496. doi:10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.08.011
  6. Trunnell ER. Use of the forced swim test to assess “despair”. Brain Stimul. 2019;12(5):1317-1318. doi:10.1016/j.brs.2019.06.022
  7. Pawlowski JB, Feinstein DM, Gala SG. Developments in the Transition From Animal Use to Simulation-Based Biomedical Education. Simul Healthc. 2018;13(6):420-426. doi:10.1097/SIH.0000000000000310
  8. Gala SG, Balsam MJ. Letter in Response to Kim M, Torrie I, Poisson R, Withers N, Bjarnason S, DaLuz LT, Pannell D, Beckett A, Tien HC. The Value of Live Tissue Training for Combat Casualty Care: A Survey of Canadian Combat Medics with Battlefield Experience in Afghanistan. Mil Med. 2017 Sep;182(9):e1834-e1840. Mil Med. 2018;183(7-8):154-155. doi:10.1093/milmed/usx193
  9. Trunnell ER. Alcohol and Alcoholism Publishing Standards for Animal Research. Alcohol Alcohol. 2017;52(2):263. doi:10.1093/alcalc/agw097
  10. Chandna A, Niebo M, Lopresti-Goodman S, Goodman J. Single Housing of Primates in US Laboratories: A Growing Problem with Shrinking Transparency. Altern Lab Anim. 2015;43(3):P30-P33. doi:10.1177/026119291504300313
  11. Goodman J, Chandna A, Roe K. Trends in animal use at US research facilities. J Med Ethics. 2015;41(7):567-569. doi:10.1136/medethics-2014-102404
  12. Goodman JR, Chandna A, Borch C. Does accreditation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) ensure greater compliance with animal welfare laws? J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2015;18(1):82-91. doi:10.1080/10888705.2014.948625
  13. Goodman JR. The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International fails to meaningfully address concerns regarding its accreditation program. J Appl Anim Welf Sci. 2015;18(3):314-315. doi:10.1080/10888705.2015.1040922
  14. Goodman J. 2013 Lush Public Awareness Prize winner: PETA, Laboratory Investigations Department, USA. Altern Lab Anim. 2014;42(6):413-414. doi:10.1177/026119291404200614
  15. Hansen LA, Goodman JR, Chandna A. Analysis of Animal Research Ethics Committee Membership at American Institutions. Animals (Basel). 2012;2(1):68-75. Published 2012 Feb 22. doi:10.3390/ani2010068
  16. Gala SG, Goodman JR, Murphy MP, Balsam MJ. Use of animals by NATO countries in military medical training exercises: an international survey. Mil Med. 2012;177(8):907-910. doi:10.7205/milmed-d-12-00056

Book Chapters

  1. Pawlowski J, Feinstein D, Crandall ML, Gala S. Modernizing Biomedical Training: Replacing Live Animal Laboratories with Human Simulation. In: Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change. Brill; 2019:549-566. doi:10.1163/9789004391192_023
  2. Goodman JR, Gala SG, Smith IE. Front Towards Animals: Animal Exploitation in U.S. Military Medical Training Exercises. In: Nocella II AJ, Slater C, Bentley JKC, eds. Animals and War: Confronting the Military-Animal Industrial Complex. Lexington Books; 2014: 37-53.

Conference Presentations

  1. Jones-Engel L. Macaques over the edge. August 2023; Oral presentation, 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  2. Roe K. Can we justify using nonhuman primates in neuroscience research? A costs versus benefits discussion. August 2023; Oral presentation, 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Niagara Falls, Canada. 
  3. Trunnell ER, Roe KV. Animal methods bias in NIH research funding review committees. August 2023; Oral presentation, 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Niagara Falls, Canada.
  4. Bertrand K. The effects of individual housing on nonhuman primates: A review. August 2023; Poster presentation, 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Niagara Falls, Canada. 
  5. Kuchy A, Chandra A. Fractured oversight of U.S. labs: Where’s the accountability? August 2023; Poster presentation, 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Niagara Falls, Canada. 
  6. Jayne K, Trunnell ER, Baines J, Carvalho C, Herrmann K, Stoddart G. Guidance for reviewing projects involving the use of the forced swim test. August 2023; poster presentation, 12th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Niagara Falls, Canada. 
  7. Trunnell ER, Roe KV. Animal methods bias in funding. October 2022; Oral presentation, Fauna Connections, virtual.  
  8. Jayne K, Baines J, Trunnell ER. The role of the animal welfare body in ensuring compliance with the 3Rs: A case study of the forced swim test. September 2022; Poster, 23rd European 3Rs Congress and the 20th EUSAAT Congress, Linz, Austria. 
  9. Jayne K, Baines J, Trunnell E. Welfare and scientific limitations of the forced swim test. June 2022; Poster; Universities Federation for Animal Welfare International Conference: Advancing Animal Welfare Science, Edinburgh, UK.
  10. Trunnell ER, Roe KV. Certain Harms and Uncertain Benefits in Animal Models for the Study of Human Depression and Anxiety. Poster presented at: 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2021; virtual.
  11. Roe KV. Ethical and Scientific Concerns Regarding the Continued Use of Experimentally Induced Brain Injuries in Primates. Poster presented at: 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2021; virtual.
  12. Cheng F, Gala SG. Global Effort to End Animal Testing for Health Claims of Foods and Beverages. Poster presented at: 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2021; virtual.
  13. Cheng F, Gala SG. International Harmonization of Non-Animal Methods for Biomedical Training. Poster presented at: 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2021; virtual.
  14. Trunnell ER, Baines J, Pandey A. International Harmonization of Non-Animal Methods for Biomedical Training. Poster presented at: 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2021; virtual.
  15. Roe KV, Taylor I, Chandna A. The Problem of Pain in Animal Experimentation. 
  16. Taylor I. The Rodent in the Room: Considering Sentience in Research Programs Using Mice and Rats. Poster presented at: 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2021; virtual.
  17. Trunnell ER. Are We Throwing Good Antidepressants Out with the Swim Test Water? Poster presented at: LabRoots Laboratory Animal Sciences; February 2019; virtual.
  18. Trunnell ER, Cheng F. Modernizing Biomedical Research and Regulatory Policies to Advance Human Health. Presented at: 2nd Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods; August 2018; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  19. Chandna A. Some Animals are More Equal than Others: Implications of the Exclusion of Mice and Rats from the U.S. Animal Welfare Act. Oral presentation at: Lewis & Clark Law’s 2018 Animal Law Review Symposium; March 2018; Portland, OR.
  20. Chandna A. The Ethics and Sustainability of Using Animals for Food, Fashion, and Research: Primer on Animal Experimentation. Oral presentation at: Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference; March 2018; Washington, DC.
  21. Trunnell ER. Mouse Sepsis Studies: Attending to the Data. Oral presentation at: 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2017; Seattle, WA.
  22. Cheng F, Chandna A. Some Animals are More Equal than Others: Implications of the Exclusion of Mice and Rats from the U.S. Animal Welfare Act. Poster presented at: 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2017; Seattle, WA.
  23. Chandna A, Taylor I. S. National Institutes of Health Squanders Opportunity to Strengthen Protections for Nonhuman Primates in Laboratories. Poster presented at: 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2017; Seattle, WA.
  24. Trunnell ER, Taylor I. Muscular Dystrophy (MD) Studies on Dogs: Time for a Change? Poster presented at: 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2017; Seattle, WA.
  25. Gala S, Goodman JR. Collaboration to Replace Surgical Training on Animals with Simulation in Latin America. Poster presented at: Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing: Pan-American Conference for Alternative Methods; April 2016; Baltimore, MD.
  26. Goodman JR, Chandna A, Roe KV, Suiter S. Trends in Animal Use at United States Research Facilities. Poster presented at: AAAS 2015 Annual Meeting; February 2015; San Jose, CA.
  27. Hansen LA, Goodman JR, Chandna A. Analysis of Animal Research Ethics Committee Membership at American Institutions. Poster presented at: PRIM&R IACUC14; April 2014; Denver, CO.
  28. Chandna A. The Impact of AAALAC Accreditation on Compliance with U.S. Animal Welfare Laws. Oral presentation at: 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2014; Prague, CZ.
  29. Goodman JR, Chandna A. Great Ape Disgrace: How the US Laboratory Oversight System Failed Chimpanzees. Poster presented at: 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences; August 2014; Prague, CZ.
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