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Tissue culture system to battle back pain

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...

Report of meeting on National Centre for the Replacement of Animal Experiments

There is continuing public concern about animal experiments and support for alternatives, and this makes the UK an ideal location for a National Centre to replace animals in research, irrespective of the...

Support mounts for National Centre

Support is growing for our proposals for a National Centre for the Replacement of Animals in Experiments. Following NAVS and LDF evidence, the House of Lords Select Committee recommended a "Centre for...

Infertility Research: LDF funding extended

Many animals suffer and die in fertility experiments. In May, Professor Christopher Barratt and Dr Ian Brewis at Birmingham Womenís Hospital were awarded a further grant extension for their human-based...

Improved cell culture methods for anti-cancer drug development

In October Professor Ian Cree of the Translational Oncology Research Centre, Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth was awarded a grant to develop improved cell culture techniques for testing the efficacy...

New Aston University awards

In January the Lord Dowding Fund awarded grants for two neuroscience projects at Aston University. In the light of the Cambridge University plans to build a primate neuroscience research facility, these...

National Centre for the Replacement of Animals in Experiments

National and European legislation on animal experimentation call for non-animal methods be sought before animals are used. In reality, the NAVS believes these are token gestures, and that animal experiments...

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