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[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...

[Teklad diet, bedding and enrichment]

How does diet impact my research?

Scientists meticulously design their research studies so they can make conclusive statements about what their results mean. However, firm conclusions from a single study are rarely the final goal. It...

[neuroscience, Research models]

Collaboration is critical for neuroscience's greatest challenges

Pre-clinical models underpin some of the most exciting discoveries in neuroscience. For example, over the last three decades, animal models have enabled scientists to describe how we navigate our...