#AnimalResearchSavesLives: Work on vaccine to COVID-19 coronavirus begins

January 29th 2020 The first reports of a new virus spreading throughout Wuhan, China began in late December 2019. Since then the virus has continued to spread throughout China and beyond, with cases popping up worldwide. In China alone the number of confirmed cases is over 4000 and there have been more than 100 deaths. … Continue reading #AnimalResearchSavesLives: Work on vaccine to COVID-19 coronavirus begins

Research Roundup: hope for long-term amputees, a call to arms for the study of Parkinson’s disease and more!

Welcome to this week’s Research Roundup. These Friday posts aim to inform our readers about the many stories that relate to animal research each week. Do you have an animal research story we should include in next week’s Research Roundup? You can send it to us via our Facebook page or through the contact form … Continue reading Research Roundup: hope for long-term amputees, a call to arms for the study of Parkinson’s disease and more!

Calming the storm…while killing the virus

A couple of months ago Pro-Test blogged about some interesting research that may lead to new drugs that to prevent the lethal "cytokine storm" that was responsible for most deaths in the SARS outbreak. However SARS is not the only virus that kills by inducing an excessive immune response; the threat posed by the  H5N1 … Continue reading Calming the storm…while killing the virus