Animal Care Quality Assurance

Animal Care Quality Assurance


The University of Missouri is committed to the humane care and use of animals in research and teaching, and to adhere to applicable laws, principles, standards, guidelines and policies affecting such use.

Our researchers and scientists share that commitment and are diligent in their work to protect human and animal welfare.

June 21, 2018

Lever secures NIH grant to study ALS onset, treatment

Teresa Lever, PhD, assistant professor of otolaryngology at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, has secured a federal grant to investigate serotonin supplementation as a potential therapeutic for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Serotonin levels have been shown to be abnormally low in ALS patients who develop speaking and/or swallowing impairment as the first symptom of the disease. Read More