At this panel discussion, Aysha Akhtar, Warren Casey, Kate Willett, Nathan Herschler present an overview of the current state of developing alternatives to animal use in science and research and discuss the feasibility of an alternative model.
Nathan Herschler is the Executive Director of the New England Anti-Vivisection Society. Catherine Willett is the Senior Director for Science & Regulatory Affairs at the Humane Society of the United States. The event was moderated by Chris Green, the Executive Director of the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program.
Panelists give an overview of the current state of developing alternatives to animal use in science and research. They then discuss whether an “accelerator” type business model could be used to explore and invest in alternatives potentially leading to life-saving improvements for both people and animals.
This event was part of Harvard Law School’s 5th annual Animal Law Week, sponsored by the HLS Animal Law Society and the Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program.