Lord Dowding Fund for humane research


National Antivisection Society

1. Scientific Steering Committee ‘Statement’ section

12 July 2007

In its first statement, the SSC considers that the use of NHP will need to be decided on a case-by-case basis, taking into account:

However, it considers that for certain experiments there may be no alternatives to the use of non-human primates, for example, drugs and vaccines for diseases such as: AIDS, TSE 1, malaria, influenza.

ADI Response – justification; species differences; limitations of laboratory animal research:

There is scientific criticism of the use of animal models of human disease, for example:

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