Request for Information on Reducing Administrative Burden for Animal Research

Funding News Edition: January 09, 2019
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Investigators: Share your feedback on proposed recommendations to reduce the administrative burden associated with laboratory animal research while maintaining appropriate protections and scientific integrity.

NIH's Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), Department of Agriculture (USDA), and FDA formed a working group in response to Section 2034(d) of the 21st Century Cures Act. Learn more in the December 7, 2018 Guide notice.

Review the working group's recommendations in the draft report Reducing Administrative Burden for Researchers: Animal Care and Use in Research (PDF).

After reading the report, submit your feedback electronically using the form at Request for Information (RFI) before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on February 5, 2019.

If you have questions about the RFI itself, contact OLAW at or 301-496-7163.

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