National Anti-vivisection Society


National Antivisection Society

Meningitis UK

Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 3 June 2013

Rating: Bad

Tel: 0117 3737373
Questionnaire response received: Yes

Remit: Medical Research and Health
Organisational Area: Research-based

Policy / Record on research: Willing to fund animal research if convinced of its necessity; Support Association of Medical Research Charities Statement on the Use of Animals in Research; Animal research supported but compliable with relevant legislation
Is this a permanent policy? Not known
Membership of AMRC? Yes
Record on animal-based research: Have previously carried out or funded animal research; Currently carrying out or funding animal research; May carry out or fund animal research in the future

Annual income: 1,227,778
Annual expenditure on research: 96,126
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: Nil

Research area: Immunology
Species used: Rodents (Mice)
Is there a non-animal research option for donation? If a donor specifically states that they do not want to fund any research involving animals we will only give them information on projects that have no animal involvement. If requested donations are restricted to specific research projects.

Other information:

Meningitis UK policy on the use of animal in research: "Meningitis UK will not support research involving live animals unless their is no alternative, and it is essential to the outcome of the research...Meningitis UK recognises that experiments involving live animals are an essential part of research to create a greater knowledge of human disease".

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