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National Antivisection Society

British Skin Foundation

Posted: 12 December 2011. Updated: 17 April 2012

Rating: Bad

Tel: 020 7391 6341
Web: http://www.britishskinfoundation.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; do not seek to influence the decisions of or activities of medical researchers either for or against; support Association of Medical Research Charities Statement on the Use of Animals in Research; animal research supported but compliable with relevant legislation. The British Skin Foundation believes that the use of animals continues to be essential in some areas of research if people are to benefit from healthcare advances.
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: 1,285,590
Annual expenditure on research: 779,339
Amount spent on animal research and % of research income: 7,200 (0.9%)

Research Area: Genetics
Species used: Rodents (Mice)
Is there a non-animal research option for donation? No answer

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