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SSC: problems faced in developing vaccines or therapeutics

SSC: 2) Specificity of new generation drugs/biologicals. New generation therapeutics are often so specific that sometimes a change in a single amino acid can result in the difference between a beneficial...

SSC: problems faced in developing vaccines or therapeutics

SSC: 3) Outbredness and the need to consider genetic resistance & susceptibility Inbred species of mice and even transgenics cannot predict accurately for how long a drug, biological, or vaccine will...

Research on TSE

The SSC included research on TSE in its introduction, citing research on these diseases of the brain to justify the use of non-human primates in research: ADI Response: TSE (spongiform encepalopathy,...

Response to the statement of the EU Scientific Steering Committee: References

1 Feinberg, M.B. and Moore, J.P (2002) ‘AIDS vaccine models: Challenging challenge viruses’ Nature Medicine, vol.8.3. 2 Zbinden, G & Flury-Roversi, M. (1981) Archives of Toxicology vol.47, 77-99 3 Haigwood,...

Primate Experiments: The facts

Please donate now: Help us expose the suffering; campaign for permanent change; fund important research the does not use animals. We need you to contact your MEP to end primate tests, click here. The...

MEPs back campaign to end primate tests across Europe

To mark World Lab Animal Day (April 24th), ADI and NAVS launched a new Declaration in the European Parliament backed by MEPs John, Bowis (UK), Martine Roure (France), Jens Holm (Sweden), and Mojca Drcar...

Stop Primate Testing USA

The USA and Japan are the world’s biggest experimenters on primates, and primate tests are on the rise in the USA. Lab Animal Day will see the launch of a campaign by the ADI USA office in San Francisco...

The failed trial of TGN1412

The unreliable nature of animal testing shot into the media in March when the trial of test drug TGN1412 went disastrously wrong. The drug was given to healthy volunteers in doses 500 times weaker than...

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