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The truth is out about failed mouse research... or is it?

April 17, 2015

The use of mice in biomedical research is coming under increasing fire for failing to model human disease. In March, The Guardian published an article (“Mice losing their allure as experimental subjects to study human disease”), which reinforced and strengthened the arguments against using mice.

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Can we study the brain without using animals?

April 8, 2015

The brain is an immensely complicated, indispensable organ.  Virtually every function is controlled by the brain – it is the body’s command central. Understanding its workings is essential to curing a wide-range of diseases, including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and neuro-psychiatric illnesses.

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New Center for Non-Animal Chemical Testing

March 31, 2015

In exciting news for ending animals tests, Vanderbilt University and the University of Pittsburgh have announced a new center to test chemicals without using animals.

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Cystic Fibrosis Research with Human Cells

March 20, 2015

Recent non-animal research on cystic fibrosis (CF) shows exciting promise to develop treatments using human cells and tissue.

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