The Animal Experimentation Scandal - 2006

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The Animal Experimentation Scandal - 2006
An Audit of the 2005 National Institutes of Health Funding of Animal Experimentation
By Michael A. Budkie, A.H.T., Executive Director, SAEN

Appendix B

Duplication & Waste in Two Research Areas

    Addiction   Experiments            
  Cocaine Heroin PCP Alcohol Marijuana Ecstasy Totals/Species        
Macaque Monkeys 42 11 5 37 2 3 100        
Squirrel Monkeys 13 1 0 3 1 1 19        
Baboons 5 0 2 2 0 0 9        
Rats 235 37 19 266 29 21 607       Duplication
Mice 104 17 19 272 19 8 439       Waste
Guinea Pig 3 1 0 6 0 0 10       from
Rabbit 3 0 0 7 0 0 10   Average   Addiction
Pigeon 3 1 0 1 0 1 6   Grant   Experiments
                       
Total Grants 408 68 45 594 51 34 1200 x $413,000 = $495,600,000
                      v
  Neural                   v
  Information                   v
  Processing                   v
Macaque Monkeys 164                   v
Squirrel Monkeys 10                   v
Marmosets 11                   v
Howler/Owl Monkeys 2                   v
Aotus Monkeys 5       Duplication           Duplicaiton Waste
Cat 51       Waste           From two areas of
Rabbit 29       from           Experimentation
Hamster 10       Neural            
Guinea Pig 16   Average   Information           $495,600,000
Rats 314   Grant   Processing           $321,314,000
Mice 166       Experiments           +
                       
Total Grants 778 x $413,000 = $321,314,000   >   >    >    >    >  >   >   >   >    >     >  >  >      >   $816,914,000

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