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Mission of the Program

Saint Joseph’s University is deeply committed to safeguarding the care, maintenance and use of all animals in teaching and research activities. This concern extends to the intent of investigators to protect the animals as well as comply with the specific requirements established and regulated by the sponsors of their research. The university has established the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) to support the quality animal care and use program and establish policies, procedures, resources, and facilities which define the program.

Saint Joseph’s University is committed to maintaining an Assurance of Compliance with the Public Health Service policy on humane care and use of laboratory animals.