25 November 2015

Global 3Rs Award Winners

Three promising international studies contributing towards the 3Rs (Reduction, Refinement and Replacement) in animal research have won the 3Rs Awards. The first (from Europe) focuses on a new laboratory method which provides long-lasting pain relief in mice, the second study (from North-America) developed an innovative tissue model with tumor organoids and the third (from South-America) is about an alternative method using blood from chicken wing veins, to test poisons and toxins, reducing the number of mice; at least 100 mice per assay.