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Revising and updating computer assisted learning objectives

RECAL2 enhancing the impact of computer based educational alternatives on animal use in teaching biomedical sciences. This project, now in its third year, has seen a total of 35 computer-assisted...

Some Past LDF Successes

In the past 20 years, the Lord Dowding Fund has been at the forefront of important research in a wide range of disciplines, here are just a few examples of the diversity of work we have supported: Testing...

Human cell system to fight hospital killer

The past two decades have seen the emergence of a new disease, termed Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome, or MODS. This syndrome has reached epidemic proportions in most intensive care units (ICUs) and...

2004-05 Education - Alternatives in higher education lecture tour of Brazil

In 2004, the LDF sponsored a lecture tour of Brazilian universities by Dr David Dewhurst to promote computer based teaching packages replacing animals. Dr Dewhurst and Professor Elaine Del Bel visited...

2004-05 Education - RLO approach to stimulating use of alternatives in education

For almost 20 years, the LDF has been working with Dr David Dewhurst of the University of Edinburgh to develop programmes replacing animals in university practicals, saving countless animals all over the...

2004-05 Back Pain - Tissue culture system

Intervertebral discs are the cartilage between individual spinal bones which act as shock absorbers. Degeneration of the intervertebral disc (DIVD) is often implicated in chronic low back pain. With...

2004-05 Infection - The use of protozoa to model human infection

Professor Brown of Bath University is establishing a humane method of incubating bacteria instead of growing the bacteria inside animals, for the study of infection. In the field of infection, experiments...

2004-05 Cancer Research - In vitro model for the study of liver metastasis from cancer of the colon

Dr Bird of Sheffield University is the first researcher in the UK to use human tissue models for the study of liver metastasis, where cells from an original cancer tumour spread to the liver and new tumours...

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