National Anti-vivisection Society

 

National Antivisection Society

Diabetes UK

Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 3 June 2013

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Rating: Bad

Tel: 020 7424 1076
Web: http://www.diabetes.org.uk
Questionnaire response received: Yes

Remit: Medical Research and Health
Organisational Area: Welfare and 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

Annual income: 28,876,850
Annual expenditure on research: 6,800,000
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: Cannot provide this figure

Research area: Toxicology, Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Safety Testing, Immunology, Nutrition
Species used: Rodents, Fish and Rabbits

Other information:In a letter sent to a NAVS supporter in August 2012, Diabetes UK stated "Since 2007, Diabetes UK has funded 186 new research grants. Sixty of those have involved the use of animals, almost exclusively mice or rats."

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