The university has posted a response online to news that a complaint has been made to the U.S. Department of Agriculture about incidents involving animals used in research. The university already reported these incidents to the National Institutes of Health, and addressed them to prevent recurrences, as part of the rigorous oversight process in place across U-M.
Read the statement, which will be updated as new information becomes available, online at http://umhealth.me/animal314
The complaint has been covered in the Ann Arbor News and Michigan Associated Press, among others.
For more information about animals in research and training at U-M, visit http://animal.research.umich.edu/
If you have a specific concern about animals use and care at U-M, use the toll-free hotline or anonymous webform to report it: http://animal.research.umich.edu/animal-concern-hotline/
Web Address: http://animal.research.umich.edu/