Veteran politician Tony Benn joined actors Mat Fraser and Carol Royle, plus Green MP Dr Caroline Lucas, to present a 15,000 signature petition to Number 10 Downing Street. The Safer Medicines patrons, alongside other MPs, including David Amess (Conservative), Dr Julian Huppert (Liberal Democrat) and Grahame Morris (Labour), are calling for superior new tests based on human biology to be compared with the animal tests currently used to assess the safety of new medicines.
View the presentation here.
A new paper by Safer Medicines scientific consultant Rebecca Ram, Dr. Domenico Gadaleta of the Mario Negri Institute, Italy and Dr. Tim Allen of the MRC Toxicology Unit, Cambridge discusses the progress of in-silico methods in New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) as well as the increasing need for use of ‘big data’ and artificial intelligence (AI) […]World Animal Free Research Day
One of our partner charities in the Alliance for Human Relevant Science is Animal Free Research UK. They have initiated an annual World Animal Free Research Day on the anniversary of their founding, 27th May. Our goals are very complementary: Animal Free Research UK’s vision is “To create a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering”, while […]