Elizabeth Doughman
Editor in Chief, ALN Magazine

Elizabeth Doughman is the Editor in Chief of ALN Magazine. She has been working on the multimedia publication since 2006, where she writes about everything from vivarium design to methods of improving laboratory animal welfare.

Elizabeth graduated with a B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Kentucky in 2006 and earned an M.A. in Journalism from Northeastern University in 2008. She loves her horse, Cherokee, and specializes in sharing weird science facts at cocktail parties.

GM-CSF, a protein that modifies the immune response to the flu, reduced lung inflammation and improved survival rates in influenza-infected laboratory mice,...
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2.22.2018
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For a bit of fun, we thought we'd give you a chance to glimpse at the ALN editorial bookshelf. This week's pick: Notes in the Category of C:...
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2.21.2018
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Recurrent bacterial skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus account for 14 million outpatient visits, nearly 500,000 hospital admissions and $3-4...
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2.20.2018
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New research published in the Journal of Immunology could explain the link between a tick bite and inflammation associated with Lyme arthritis.
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2.16.2018
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Anesthesia should be added to the growing list of variables than can affect the results of animal research, a recent review study has revealed.
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2.15.2018
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ALN spoke with Bret Tallent, Laboratory Research Manager, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ.
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2.14.2018
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Natural compounds found in grapes could ward off stress-induced depression, according to new research found in Nature Communications.
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2.13.2018
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ALN spoke with Anneke Keizer, BS, MBA, LATG. Founder and Co-owner of COPEPLUS, to learn more about how to address the issue of compassion fatigue in the...
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2.12.2018
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An ingredient used in cooking McDonald's french fries helped laboratory mice grow new hair follicles. Researchers hope this discovery may help one day...
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2.9.2018
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Temporarily shutting down neuronal signals to healthy parts of the brain improves recovery after a stroke, reveals new research published in Science...
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2.8.2018
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A new study published in PLOS One revealed that woodpecker brains contain buildups of the tau protein, which is associated with brain damage in people.
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2.7.2018
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Changes to circadian rhythm occur before memory loss in Alzheimer's disease, a pair of studies detailing new research in laboratory mice and people have...
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2.5.2018
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Researchers have developed a new technique involving a flu-like virus to attack pancreatic cancer. When combined with chemotherapy, this technique could boost...
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2.5.2018
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Prebiotics added to infant formula altered the brain chemistry of piglets, enhancing memory and exploratory behavior and memory, according to research...
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2.2.2018
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A new long-acting treatment program may be a better way to prevent the transmission and spread of malaria, according to new research in laboratory mice...
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2.1.2018
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This new research model will be used to study genetic and environmental factors associated with autism spectrum disorders.
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1.31.2018
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A promising new drug reduced body weight and blood cholesterol levels without lowering food intake in obese laboratory mice, according to new research...
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1.30.2018
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Understanding how key genes guide the development of the jaw in zebrafish may offer clues to fixing craniofacial anomalies in human patients.
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1.29.2018
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Excess fat in the heart harms the cells' essential ability to produce energy, says a new study published in Circulation Research. This may explain the two...
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1.26.2018
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Researchers in China have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys, Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua.
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1.24.2018
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A new strategy that targets metabolic pathways active only during intestinal inflammation could be a potential treatment for colitis, according to research...
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1.23.2018
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Macrophage nanosponges safely absorbed and removed molecules that trigger sepsis from the bloodstream of laboratory mice, according to new research published...
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1.22.2018
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Zebrafish: Practically People, Transforming How We Study Disease was named an Official Documentary Selection of the 2018 Mediterranean Film Festival.
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1.19.2018
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Transparency about the role animal research has in developing new drug treatments could increase the awareness and appreciation for preclinical research,...
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1.18.2018
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About a month ago, we featured a story on the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study. Today, we're taking a deeper dive into this study that could result in new...
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1.17.2018
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A series of animal studies testing the effectiveness of a tuberculosis vaccine seriously misrepresented their results in an attempt to move to clinical trials...
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1.16.2018
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Specific strains of bacteria present in the digestive tract influence the effectiveness of immunotherapy in both people and laboratory mice with melanoma,...
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1.15.2018
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A widely-used dietary sugar enhances the virulence of the bacterium Clostridium difficile, the most common healthcare-associated infection, according to new...
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1.12.2018
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Eating at the same time each day improved motor activity and sleep quality in a mouse model of Huntington's disease.
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1.11.2018
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Rare genetic variations in a protein named after the Norse god of thunder interrupts the connections between neurons in the brains of laboratory mice, causing...
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1.10.2018
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For a bit of fun, we thought we'd give you a chance to glimpse at the ALN editorial bookshelf. This week's pick: I Contain Multitudes, by Ed Yong.
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1.9.2018
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ALN spoke with George Kemper, RA, a Senior Laboratory Planner for BHDP Architecture to learn more about designing animal facilities.
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1.8.2018
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New research in laboratory mice is finally explaining why exercise slows the progression of Parkinson's disease in people.
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1.4.2018
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A discovery in zebrafish could one day reverse hearing loss in people.
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1.4.2018
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Tracking planned studies online could pinpoint ways to improve visibility and even welfare of laboratory animal research.
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1.3.2018
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New research has uncovered a two-way link between traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and intestinal changes.
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12.29.2017
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A new drug for an aggressive brain cancer has been cleared for clinical trials in patients with anaplastic astrocytoma, a rare brain tumor, and glioblastoma...
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12.28.2017
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Researchers in veterinary oncology, a subspecialty of veterinary medicine, think they may have found a way to further research for both human and animal...
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12.22.2017
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Take a look back at the top laboratory animal stories of 2017.
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12.22.2017
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