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Dear ………… MP
Animal research is not only one of the major moral issues of our time, it is also one of the major scientific issues. Studying human disease in animals often misleads our understanding of causes, progression and treatment because many insights gained from animals are simply not relevant to humans.
New methods based on human biology are transforming our ability to understand disease and develop new medicines. There is now a golden opportunity to transition science funding away from animal research, towards support for human relevant, non-animal biomedical research.
Please would you write to the Prime Minister to ask him to expedite strategic redirection of funding and regulatory engagement with human relevant new approach methodologies (NAMs) to revitalise the life sciences for the immediate benefit of human health and the economy.
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 […]