The National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) provides a unified voice in Washington for the scientific community on legislative and regulatory matters affecting animal research. NABR works to safeguard the future of biomedical research on behalf of its more than 350 public and private universities, medical and veterinary schools, teaching hospitals, health advocacy organizations, professional societies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, and other animal research-related institutions and companies.

Take advantage of all the benefits of membership:

Membership Community:

When your institution joins NABR you will be in good company. Every major pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, 80% of medical schools, nearly every veterinary medical school, and nearly every research university in the United States are NABR members.

Your Voice in Washington:

NABR advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of the federal government: Congress, USDA, NIH, FDA, CDC and the Executive branch. NABR communicates the essential role of animals in research by encouraging supportive legislation, providing comments on pending proposals, presenting testimony at Congressional hearings, and serving as an information source for Congressional staff and constituents.

Publications: 

NABR Crisis Management Guide, NABR Update, NABR Alerts, and other publications.

Crisis Management Support:

Drawing on more than 35 years of experience, NABR provides unparalleled crisis management support. NABR supports its members and subscribers with planning advice, coordination and emergency support in times of crisis.

Webinars and Training Opportunities:

With membership your institution will receive unlimited complimentary access to our quarterly webinars along with a host of other services and educational opportunities.

Insightful Analysis:

NABR provides its members with thorough analyses of regulatory and legislative proposals, legal decisions and other developments of consequence to the biomedical research community.

Members Only Website:

Individuals at NABR member institutions are provided with full access to the NABR Members Only section of our website. The Members Only section contains several resources including recordings of NABR webinars, archives of the NABR Update, FOIA and state open records law resources, tools and tips for communicating with Congress, a state laws database and a member resource center containing a broad array of useful fact-sheets, publications and research tools.

Membership Information

Institutional, Organizational, and Corporate Memberships: NABR is the only national, non-profit organization dedicated solely to advocating sound public policy that recognizes the vital role of laboratory animals in biomedical research, higher education and product safety assessment. Founded in 1979, NABR provides the unified voice for the scientific community on legislative and regulatory matters affecting laboratory animal research. NABR’s membership is comprised of more than 350 public and private universities, medical and veterinary schools, teaching hospitals, health advocacy organizations, professional societies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and other biomedical research-related organizations.  While NABR does not offer individual memberships, each member institution may have multiple individuals added to our mailing list and given access to the Members Only site resources.

Submit a membership request today using the form to the right, or by downloading and returning a completed copy of our membership application form.