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National Antivisection Society

Action Medical Research

Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 6 November 2012

Rating: Bad

Tel: 01403 210406
Web: http://www.action.org.uk
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? No answer
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: 3.4 million
Annual expenditure on research: 3.3 million
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: No answer

Research Area: Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Behaviour, Biochemistry, Neurology, Genetics, Safety Testing, Immunology, Reproduction and Fertility, Nutrition
Species used: No answer
Is there a non-animal research option for donation? No answer

Other information:

Animal Policy:"Action Medical Research does not carry out research itself but supports research projects that take place in hospitals and universities... We only support medical research projects that include animal use where there is no alternative and when such research is the only way of answering important questions so that effective treatments can be developed".

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