Killer fungus comes from Korea
Genetic clues reveal origins of killer fungus behind the ‘amphibian plague’
This month in animal research March 2018
A selection of the news items we covered in our social media this month
Alzheimer’s Researchers win 2018 Brain Prize
Four European scientists win Brain Prize for their work on Alzheimer´s disease, some of which used GM animals.
UAR's response to the Draft Animal Welfare Bill inquiry
In January UAR responded to DEFRA’s consultation on the animal sentience bill.
Openness Awards and Paget Lecture 2017
How animals have helped with the discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of asthma and COPD
Slight fall in animal research in Northern Ireland
22,214 procedures conducted in Northern Ireland. Experiments down 1.3% from 2015.
Understanding Drug 'Prediction'
Chris Magee considers the use of animals' reactions to drugs to gauge the probability of human harm, with data from an unexpected source.
Ten leading universities conduct over one third of all UK animal research
No changes to EU Directive proposed in European Commission review
The European Commission has published a report in response to Article 58 of Directive 2010/63/EU.
Circadian rhythm science wins 2017 Nobel
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for research on how several genes work together to control the body’s circadian clock.
Dr Mark Dallas Reddit Ask Me Anything
World Alzheimer's Month AMA with Dr Mark Dallas
This month in animal research August 17
News from the month
Roger Lemon Reddit Ask Me Anything
Roger Lemon did a Reddit Ask Me Anything and spoke about his research using primates.
Number of animals used in research in 2016
Home Office statistics on animals used in research 2016
Why the anti-vivisection movement took an absolutist view
Animal welfare would have been far better served over the past 150 years by activists adopting a 3Rs approach sooner – why did they instead take an uncompromising view?
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