Dr Bailey joins from The Centres of Contemporary Science where he was Director of Science and Technology. In his new role, he will oversee all Animal Free Research UK’s science operations including the charity’s ground-breaking Animal Replacement Centres – ARCs.
The animal-free revolution cuts experiment times, makes research cheaper and, crucially, produces more reliable data on potential drugs to treat and cure deadly diseases from cancer to Alzheimer’s.
Every minute of every day, six animals are used in research in the UK. Yet as our new Modernise Medical Research Report highlights, forward-thinking researchers are making inspirational progress in the development of high-tech alternatives, such as organ-on-a-chip technology.
50 YEARS AGO, a small group of likeminded citizens gathered to discuss their collective goal – to end experiments on animals.
50 years ago, American President Richard Nixon launched his so called War on Cancer – yet still the battles rage on all fronts and the casualties continue to mount.