National Anti-vivisection Society


National Antivisection Society

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Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 3 June 2013

Rating: Bad

Tel: 020 7264 3900
Questionnaire response received: Yes

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

Policy / Record on research: 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: Currently carrying out or funding animal research

Annual income: 4.8 million
Annual expenditure on research: 3.4 million
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: 94,123 (2.8%)

Research area: Medicine / Ophthalmology
Species used: Rodents (Rats and mice), Amphibians (Xenopus)
Is there a non-animal research option for donation? Donors may request that their donation be allocated to a research project not involving animals. When the donation is received form the donor it is immediately allocated to a restricted account for a specific project.

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