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University Biomedical Services (UBS)

 

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The Medical Research Council

The MRC ethics series document ‘Good research practice: principles and guidelines’ sets out the MRC’s expectations for MRC research units and institutes, MRC university units, MRC centres and MRC grant holders in the form of principles, guidelines and standards to foster good research practice in all MRC-funded research.

Topic: Information on drugs and diseases

NC3Rs: National Centre for Three Rs, UK

A mainly government funded body which provides input to the UK’s Three Rs agenda, carries out research and provides funds for Three R research. 

Topic: Portals and Websites

Medicines Evaluations Board

The Medicines Evaluation Board assesses and monitors the efficacy, risks and quality of human and veterinary medicines, and the safety of novel foods for human consumption.

Topic: Information on drugs and diseases

The Interspecies Database

The Interspecies Database helps researchers to make an optimal choice of species and strain of the animal model, which is essential for efficient extrapolation of animal data to humans or other animals. Thee database has initially been developed by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Dutch Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sports. It is offered by the 3Rs-Centre ULS in collaboration with the RIVM.

Topic: Information on drugs and diseases

EURL ECVAM Tracking System on Alternative Methods Towards Regulatory Acceptance (TSAR)

TSAR is a tool aimed at providing a transparent view on the status of alternative methods as they progress from purely scientific protocols submitted for eventual validation to being actively used in a regulatory context. This tracking system intends to cover all steps, from the initial submission for validation until final adoption by inclusion in the EU legislation and/or related Guidance Documents, when appropriate.   

Topic: Portals and Websites

WHO Collaborating Centre for Drug Statistics Methodology
Topic: Information on drugs and diseases

Animal Welfare Information Centre (AWIC)

The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is is part of the US Department of Agriculture. It is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition.

Topic: Portals and Websites

UC Davis Centre for Animal Alternatives Information

The UC Davis Centre places special emphasis on disseminating up-to-date information concerning animal alternatives through every level of public and private education. It also seeks to provide investigators who use animals with information on the most current methods for improving all aspects of animal care during their work. 

Topic: Portals and Websites

World Health Organisation-Latest News
Topic: Information on drugs and diseases

ALTWEB-Alternatives to Animal Testing

This Website was created to serve as a gateway to alternatives news, information, and resources on the Internet and beyond. Altweb hosts the journal ALTEX: Alternatives to Animal Experimentation, which is the official publication of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT).

Topic: Portals and Websites

EURL ECVAM

The EURL ECVAM DataBase service on ALternative Methods (DB-ALM).

Topic: Alternative methods, Information on drugs and diseases

ICLAS

ICLAS is an international scientific organization dedicated to advancing human and animal health by promoting the ethical  care and use of laboratory animals in research worldwide.

Topic: Portals and Websites

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