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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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