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Animal Free Research UK

Animal Free Research UK funds research that directly impacts the replacement of animals in biomedical research. Their aim is the replacement of animals in fundamental biomedical research as well as proving that valuable human-relevant science can take place with the use of non-animal methods.

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

The DB-ALM is a public, factual database service that provides evaluated information on development and applications of advanced and alternative methods to animal experimentation in biomedical sciences and toxicology, both in research and for regulatory purposes.

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Anzccart-Resource Bank Alternatives

This section contains a selection of resources highlighting the alternatives to using animals in research, testing and teaching.

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The 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animals in the Life Sciences (WC10)

Proceeding can be downloaded from the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animals in the Life Sciences- held 20th-24th August 2017

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EURL ECVAM QSAR Model Inventory of the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC)

In the regulatory assessment of chemicals (e.g. under REACH), (Q)SAR models are playing an increasingly important role in predicting properties for hazard and risk assessment.

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Establishment of a novel system for the production of large numbers of mouse basophils in vitro.

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Advancing scientific research and education with peer-reviewed video on human stem cells differentiation
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NORINA (A Norwegian Inventory of Audiovisuals)

NORINA is an English-language database containing information on over 3,500 audiovisual aids.

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American Fund for Alternatives to Animal Research (AFAAR)

AFAAR first helped make history by funding a landmark alternative to the infamous Draize rabbit eye test, later adopted by some major product and cosmetics companies.

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Medical Advances Without Animals Trust (MAWA)

MAWA's aim is to advance medical science to improve human health and therapeutic outcomes without using animals or animal products.

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European Consensus-Platform for Alternatives (ECOPA)

The primary aim of ECOPA is to promote "the three Rs" (Replacement, Reduction and Refinement) in the use of animals in research, testing, education and training in Europe.

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Mandatory Alternatives Petition (US)

The Mandatory Alternatives Petition seeks to change the way drug testing is done in laboratories before drugs are tested on people.

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