Leading Professor of Evidence-Based Transition to Animal-free Innovations of Utrecht University, Dr Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga, has been awarded Animal Free Research UK’s Pioneer Medal 2023. Now in its second year, The Pioneer Award celebrates the achievements of trailblazing scientists who conduct medical research without the use of animals.
Machaela Palor, our Animal Free Research UK PhD student, working with Professor Claire Smith at the Institute of Child Health at University College London, recently presented a poster showcasing her progress in developing a humanised 3D lung model or ‘mini-lung’.
Animal Free Research UK-backed scientists call for increased Government funding as Minister seeks to ease NHS pressure
The number of people surviving cancer has doubled in the last 40 years, but the disease is still devastating people and their families, with 1 in 2 UK people diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime and around 167,000 people dying from the disease each year.
We are pleased to publish our policy briefing, “How Human-Specific Technologies Can Transform Lives and Supercharge the Economy”. This document outlines the public health and economic opportunities offered by cutting-edge technologies and puts forward policy recommendations to the Government to ensure the UK can harness their full potential.