Our Year in Review
2021 was a year of both great and incremental change towards a kinder science – and all of it has been made possible by your support.
View our 2021 Annual Review.
In 2021 we:
We made an important discovery
Scientists at our Animal Replacement Centre of Excellence (ARC) 2.0 at the University of Exeter were able to make a major discovery in our understanding of diabetes, using human cells.
The work at ARC 2.0 has been groundbreaking in finding the gene responsible for changing insulin-producing beta cells in response to ageing – which could lead to new diabetes treatments.
We demanded bold action
We were busy urging the UK Government to show global leadership and seize the scientific and economic opportunities for animal free research
With your support 67 MPs signed Early Day Motion 674, following our Modernising Medical Research report recommendation to establish a ministerial role within Government focused on replacing animals with human relevant techniques.
Read our full Annual Review 2021
2021 has been one of both great and incremental change towards a kinder science – and it has been made possible by your support.
We’ll now build on the breakthroughs we’ve made these past 12 months and make our vision of a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering a reality.