An EU-funded public consultation on the use of computer modelling as an alternative to animal testing has been launched. The questionnaire is quite short; please take this opportunity to find out more about in silico methods and support their use. The impact of these methods is also discussed in relation to REACH, the EU programme to gather toxicity data on thousands of chemicals. A questionnaire for scientists is also available.
World Patient Safety Day is grounded in the most fundamental principle of medicine – first do no harm “Medication Safety” is the theme for World Patient Safety Day 2022. Safer Medicines Trust is a patient safety charity whose mission is to improve the safety of medicines, so we very much support calls for “Medication Without Harm”. The World […]The crisis of Alzheimer’s disease research: it’s time to embrace a new approach to help patients
The problem Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a leading cause of death in the UK and along with other dementias, is responsible for almost 11% of all deaths in England.1 More than 209,000 new cases are diagnosed each year across the UK.2 It remains a leading cause of death and disability worldwide3, affecting nearly 50 million […]