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New toxicity testing application set to save thousands of mice and guinea pigs

US company Hurel, along with funding from cosmetics giant L'Oreal, have announced an innovative new toxicty testing application that is set to replace thousands of mice and guinea pigs used to test the...

Animal-free model of cartilage tissue repair

A Tissue Construct Model for Investigating Ultrasound Effects in Cartilage 12 Month Progress Report Pictured: Dr. Jamie Harle, who works on the project with Dr. Vehid Salih The reliance upon...

New progress made in development of all human tissue model of Blood-Brain Barrier (BBB)

With 25% of cancers found in the body spreading to the brain and worsening patient prognosis, it is vital to understand the mechanisms by which cancerous cells metastasise (move) into the brain, thereby...

Aston opening throws spotlight on research without animals

The LDF fMRI facility at Aston University was formally opened on 4th September by Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Mike Sharpe. The day, which attracted extensive media coverage, highlighted how nueroscience...

Launch of The Lord Dowding Fund fMRI Scanner at Aston paves the way for non animal research

The Lord Dowding Fund (LDF)s successful launch this week of a world class, high-technology medical facility at the Aston University MRI Research Centre, was attended by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor...

Donate it, don't waste it

Celebrity supporters of the Lord Dowding Fund (LDF) back Human Tissue Campaign Celebrity supporters of the Lord Dowding Fund (LDF), which has donated over 2 million to non-animal research projects,...

Government's national 'non-animal' research centre is a farce

The Government's new National Centre for the Replacement, Refineement and Reduction of Animals in Research, announced today, will exclude all animal welfare organisations and be overseen by the powerful...

Brain research without the monkey business

We are funding the research of Dr Kristin Pammer and Dr Piers Cornelissen at the University of Newcastle-upon Tyne using magnetoencephalography (MEG) brain imaging in human volunteers as an alternative...

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