Hearts are broken, but with your help we are hoping to heal them.

Change needs to happen. We owe it to the millions of animals who suffer and die every year.


And there is hope for both humans and animals. Animal Free Research UK funded Professor Chris Denning and his team at the University of Nottingham are working to develop cutting edge human stem cell models and make ‘mini hearts’, to deepen our understanding of cardiac fibrosis – a major cause of heart disease.


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Animal Free Research UK award grants to scientists in universities, hospitals and research organisations following a rigorous and independent peer-reviewed selection procedure.

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With your help, we can free animals from laboratories for good.

Your donation will help save animals and help develop better treatments for devastating diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease.



Animal Free Research UK There were 2.88 million experiments on animals in the UK in 2020 (latest Home Office statistics)

Animal Free Research UK Every minute of every day, 6 animals are used in research in the UK

Animal Free Research UK We have awarded grants to over 260 research projects since our foundation in 1970

A gift in your will to Animal Free Research UK is leaving a truly, lasting legacy: our tireless work saving animals from experiments will continue because of your kindness.

If you are considering leaving us a gift, thank you. We couldn’t do our important work without your support.

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