Tom Holder will speak at the UCLA campus on the April 6th, about the role of animals in research, and what the scientific community can do to improve understanding on this important issue.
The publication of the preliminary results of a small clinical trial of a new therapy called RNA interference (RNAi) online in the scientific journal Nature is causing quite a stir in the scientific community this week. A team led by Professor Mark E. Davis at Caltech targeted the delivery of a nanoparticle only 70 nanometers … Continue reading RNAi: Send in the Nanobots!
The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is one of the world’s largest and most influential scientific organizations, representing as it does 23 independent scientific societies and over 90,000 individual scientists. As a coalition that represents tens of thousands of US medical researchers FASEB has policies and positions on all kinds of issues … Continue reading Magic Bullets and Monoclonals: A Breakthrough in Bioscience
We've added a download button for all our videos (except YouTube ones). These can make a perfect addition to a presentation (Learn how to add video to PowerPoint), or can be used on their own to show colleagues. Check out the Media/Downloads section to see most of the videos. Cheers Tom p.s. I added a … Continue reading Added Download Ability to Videos
Conditions of animals in laboratories - video footage
Pro-Test for Science announce a second rally, on the 8th April, at UCLA in support of the scientists who carry out lifesaving medical research.
During our panel discussion, Dr. Greek criticized a classic study that appeared in the pages of Science by Comroe and Dripps, entitled “The scientific basis for the support of biomedical science”, which set out to analyze the time sequence of discoveries that had led to major medical advances. Comroe and Dripps analyzed the top ten … Continue reading In defense of “The scientific basis for the support of biomedical science”
Our recent panel discussion on the science and ethics of medical research using animals gathered panelists in favor and opposed to such investigations. By all measures, the event turned out to be a very productive exercise in civil discourse. An encouraging sign was the fact that several animal right activists in the audience came to … Continue reading Hope for dialogue gains momentum among animal right activists