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[Custom diets, Research models and diets, research-models-services, Research models]

Choosing the right adjusted fiber diet for your animal model study

Researchers are often interested in the effects of fiber in their laboratory animal diet. As an example, the recent focus on the brain-gut connection in neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson’s...

[Custom diets, Research models and diets, research-models-services, Research models]

Key considerations for using preconditioned animals for research

Research on human diseases requires specialist animal cohorts. Preconditioned animal models are therefore critical for drug discovery and development. Preconditioning can refer to several factors,...

[Research models]

Celebrating 90 years of working together to build a healthier and safer world

In 1931, Howard Harlan founded a company that would, over the decades, evolve and expand to become Envigo. Christening his new business Harlan, Howard set about building his company’s reputation as a...

[Oncology, Research models]

The B-NDG mouse model: A game-changing research tool

Immunodeficient mouse models are important tools across a range of biomedical research fields, including oncology, immunology, infectious disease, stem cell biology, and more. Their availability has...

[Rodent surgical models, Animal welfare, Research services, Research models]

5 smart strategies to improve animal welfare

The research industry is increasingly relying on new techniques and technologies to improve animal welfare. Improvements have been limited as paper-based systems can cause issues with access and...

[Research models]

A model research animal: The Wistar Hannover rat

The Wistar Hannover rat (e.g., RccHan®:WIST and HsdHan®:WIST) is widely used in toxicology and carcinogenicity studies, which are necessary for regulatory approval of new drugs and chemicals. The...

[COVID-19, Research models]

From then to now: the role of antibodies in our response to COVID-19

In January 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. For scientists, this confirmed the...