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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

Machine-made drugs

10 July 2015. Faster routes to new drugs. Using computers to speed up the drug discovery process. More at New Scientist.

July 10th, 2015|Newsfeed|Comments Off on Machine-made drugs

First FRAME debate is a huge success

The first FRAME debate was a huge success. It brought together experts from across the fields of industry,  academia, politics, animal welfare and science promotion to discuss the proposition: Total animal replacement in human medicine is a realistic goal. The speakers were: Dr Brian Burlinson, VP Safety Assessment and Principal Scientist at Huntingdon Life Sciences; [...]

April 24th, 2015|Press|Comments Off on First FRAME debate is a huge success

More collaboration needed in the hunt for new drugs

FRAME is calling for more collaboration between alternatives organisations, government and the pharmaceutical industry following publication of a new investigation of preclinical drugs  trials using laboratory animals. Scientific papers covering more than 2,300 substances tested on rats, mice and rabbits were analysed to measure the likelihood ratio that chemicals showing no adverse reactions would behave the [...]

July 25th, 2014|News, Press|Comments Off on More collaboration needed in the hunt for new drugs