CAARE E-News December 2017

As we close out another year, we can reflect on some very amazing progress in science and medicine without animals. I hope you had a chance to read CAARE’s recent article about using brain organoids to study cancer, which like so many other breakthroughs, is happening as doctors and scientists confront the failings of animal-based research.

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Oncology's dirty little open secret

December 20, 2017

In his lab at Weill Cornel Medicine in New York City, Dr. Howard Fine and his team are using brain organoids to study glioblastoma, the deadliest form of brain cancer.

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Victory! University of Missouri ends shocking eye experiments on beagles

November 27, 2017

CAARE has learned that the University of Missouri (MU) has permanently ended egregious experiments on young beagles that inflicted wounds and chemical burns to their eyes. After the experiments, the dogs were needlessly killed.

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Scientists continue to discover that mice and humans are different

August 17, 2017

Several recent studies have confirmed crucial differences between mice and humans that impact research into neurological disorders and diabetes. These studies add to the volume of previous research that demonstrates research with mice is highly questionable.

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CAARE welcomes new partners to our science advisory board

August 1, 2017

CAARE is pleased to welcome several new scientists to our expert advisory board who share our vision to replace the use of animals in experiments.

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Vascular organ chips for drug screening

July 6, 2017

New enhancements in the field of organs-on-chips incorporate the development of blood vessels.

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Non-animal breakthrough studies deadly blood clots

June 9, 2017

A team of researchers, composed of scientists from academia and industry, has created a model to study the intricate physiology of pulmonary thrombosis without using animals.

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Creating life-like human tissue in the lab

May 8, 2017

CAARE continually reviews scientific methods of research without using animals.  Now and again we are excited to see something truly innovative that shows important potential to replace animals.

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Editing the human genome to cure disease

April 8, 2017

The holy grail of genetic research is to cure disorders that arise from hereditary defects by directly repairing the gene errors that cause them.

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Liver-in-a-droplet. No kidding!

January 12, 2017

Twenty-first century science has been forever transformed by organs-on-chips, but the technology has only just begun to be tapped for its full potential.

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