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About Anne Jeffery

Anne Jeffery is FRAME's Communications Manager.

Why FRAME is right to be concerned about dog use in biomedical research

Recently FRAME and the Kennel Club co-authored an open letter to The Rt Hon Greg Clark, MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, in which we expressed our disappointment at the decision to grant planning permission for establishment of a dog breeding centre in East Yorkshire. We asked “why is breeding of dogs [...]

September 24th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off on Why FRAME is right to be concerned about dog use in biomedical research

FRAME Training School 2016 announced

Details of the next FRAME Training School in experimental design and statistical analysis have been released.  It will be held in Voss, Norway from 1-3 February, 2016. When scientists carry out experiments it is vitally important they are well designed,otherwise they may waste resources or give the wrong answers. This is especially serious if animals are [...]

September 15th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off on FRAME Training School 2016 announced

2015 – Turkey bans cosmetics tests on animals

Turkey joined the growing group of countries who banned cosmetics testing on animals.  As well as the Europe-wide ban, animal testing is also banned in Israel, Norway and India. The country’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Administration added an additional article to its new regulation regarding the cosmetics industry banning animal testing for cosmetic products. The [...]

September 14th, 2015|Timeline|Comments Off on 2015 – Turkey bans cosmetics tests on animals

FRAME response to call for tighter animal research reporting rules in the US

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking at potential changes to the statistics reporting requirements for American laboratories, following a petition by the country’s National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS). FRAME has been asked to provide information to support a response to the proposals by the Philadelphia-based Alternatives Research and Development Foundation (ARDF). The current requirements [...]

August 25th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off on FRAME response to call for tighter animal research reporting rules in the US

FRAME and the Kennel Club ask for a U-turn on beagle breeding centre

FRAME and the Kennel Club have sent an open letter to Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government The Rt Hon Greg Clark, MP calling on him and the Government to reverse their decision to grant planning permission for a laboratory beagle breeding centre in East Yorkshire. East Riding of Yorkshire Council rejected the [...]

August 10th, 2015|News, Press|Comments Off on FRAME and the Kennel Club ask for a U-turn on beagle breeding centre

70% of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too much on animal models

A literary review has revealed that a majority of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too heavily on animal tests. In spite of availability of alternatives and regulatory requirements, their use in industry lags behind. The review looked at factors that influence the disparity. See more at Faunalytics

August 6th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off on 70% of rabies experts believe vaccine tests rely too much on animal models

Ultrafast West US network plan

August 4, 2015 A group of US West Coast university labs are to be linked into a new network called the Pacific Research Platform to make data sharing faster and more efficient. Read more at the New York Times.

August 4th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off on Ultrafast West US network plan

Home Office animal welfare stakeholder meeting

As part of its policy of collaboration with Government, industry and academia, FRAME regularly attends the Home Office Animal Welfare Stakeholder Meetings to share information and data. At the latest meeting Home Office officials warned that the report of statistics on procedures carried out on laboratory animals in the UK will be delayed this year [...]

July 23rd, 2015|News, Newsfeed, Press|Comments Off on Home Office animal welfare stakeholder meeting

FRAME welcomes EU strategy document

FRAME has welcomed a new EU strategy designed to promote ways of integrating data obtained through non-animal tests with computer models of the human body. The strategy aims to reduce animal testing while improving the protection of human health from exposure to chemicals. The strategy has been published by the EU Reference Laboratory for Alternatives [...]

July 17th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on FRAME welcomes EU strategy document