Charles River snares $95.7M federal contract for animal care program

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Charles River Labs snared a five-year, $95.7 million contract to manage and provide staffing for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) animal care program for the federal agency’s Division of Intramural Research.

Under the contract, Charles River will support the NIAID’s onsite vivarium and related research operations. The program is required to ensure the humane care and use of research models, and the efficient management of the agency’s research model operations.

The NIAID is one of the largest institutes under the umbrella of the National Institutes of Health.

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