The Physicians Committee applauds the progress of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (CS21). The amended bill will help replace and reduce animal-based chemical tests and increase the use of human-relevant methods.
Physicians Committee scientists are working to prove that antibodies can be made without harming animals. Our goal is to demonstrate the viability of fully in vitro antibodies, promote their acceptance by researchers, and force a change in the funding requirements of the National Institutes of Health.
Human immune cells may be a new alternative to animals for evaluating new vaccine candidates, according to a study published in ALTEX.
Primary human cells can be used in place of animals to test environmental and industrial chemicals, according to a new paper published in Nature Biotechnology.
One of the most ill-understood and overwhelming diseases is in dire need of new research and prevention strategies, according to a new scientific paper published in the journal ALTEX.
Southern Illinois University (SIU) has canceled its plan to use live pigs in its emergency medicine residency program and will instead continue using human-relevant methods.