National Anti-vivisection Society


National Antivisection Society

Meningitis Research Foundation

Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 3 June 2013

Rating: Bad

Tel: 01454 281811
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; That animal research is necessary and essential for the benefit of medical science and advancement; 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: 2.63 million
Annual expenditure on research: 756,000
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: 317,688 (42%)

Research area: Medicine and Ophthalmology
Species used: Rodents (Rats and mice)
Is there a non-animal research option for donation? Trusts who have restricted their funds to a certain project receive regular reports on the progress of work. Very few individual donors restrict their funds but these donors are contacted directly. A restricted fund is set up for a particular project or area of work.

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