Can animal data predict human outcome? Problems and pitfalls of translational animal research. European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 39:1492–1496. 10.1007/s00259-012-2175-z The vast majority of records in the James Lind Library illustrate progress in the evaluation of clinical and public health interventions. Over the past decade we have added records illustrating progress in the evaluation of animal and other pre-clinical research. This record is one of the JLL’s collection of animal and other pre-clinical research.