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U.S. Doctors Urge National Organ Donation Registration Process, From Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, April 29, 2021.

NAVS Science First Highlights the worl of Aline Zbinden, recipient of the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IEFR) Graduate Fellowship for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science, received via email May 3, 2021.

Limitations of Animal Studies for Predicting Toxicity in Clinical Trials: Is it Time to Rethink Our Current Approach? From PMC: US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Elsevier JACC: Basic to Translational Science, Nov. 2019, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6978558/

Canadian Federal Government has Accepted Recommendations to Move Away from Toxicity Testing on Animals, and Support Alternatives to Animal Testing, From Animal Justice, 2021.

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The Medical Illusion

Today, we still have no cures for ALS, arthritis, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, most cancers and virtually all major diseases and we’re still 60 years away contrary to what is being promoted. The Canadian government, charities and universities continue to invest millions of tax and donor dollars in biomedical research that has a 95% failure rate. The Medical Illusion explores the issues facing the health system while examining the future of medicine; a transition to human biological innovations. Some of these innovations are available now such as, In-vitro, organ on a chip, 3D human printing and others, however, they are essentially being ignored in favour of the current model. Unless an urgent transition begins, millions of Canadians will suffer and die needlessly in the decades to come.

Organs-on-a-Chip Technology

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Advanced Computer Modelling Techniques

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Human Cells & Tissue Based Methods

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Innovative Science

Animal testing: Brussels grants VUB €60,000 to find an alternative, From The Brussels times, Oct. 4, 2020

Failure of Animal Models in PTSD Research, From CAARE, Sept. 8, 2020.

Astrazeneca Begins Final Trials, Oxford University Coronavirus Vaccine Enrolling 50,000 People Worldwide, From Mail Online News, Sept. 1, 2020.

A Possible Weapon Against the Pandemic; Printing Human Tissue, From The New York Times, Updated July 29, 2020.

CAAT’s Fast-Track Grants for Non-Animal Approaches to COVID-19 Research: Grantees Announced , From CAATwalk, July 27, 2020.

Moving away from animal derived antibodies, May 2020.

How to evaluate the science of non-human animal use in biomedical research and testing: a proposed format for debate, From In Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change.

Physicians Committee Provides Input to Interagency Committee on Nonanimal Testing Methods, From Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, Good Science Digest, May 29, 2020.

What everyone needs to know about COVID-19 Vaccine Testing, From Animal Alliance, April 21, 2020.

Non-animal testing pioneer receives award, From Environmental Factor, 2019.


General Information You Don’t Want to Miss

A Tug of War Over Animal Testing is Dividing the Scientific Community by Roberta Staley, From Broadview, March 12, 2021, https://broadview.org/animal-testing/

21st Century Cures Act – Animal Care and Use in Research, From U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

3D Tissue Models and Printing Research

Lab Team Develops First Ever Living 3D-Printed Aneurysm to Improve Surgical Procedures, Personalize Treatments, From Lawrence Livermore National Labs

On the Road to 3-D Printed Organs, From The Scientist, Feb 26, 2020.

A Quicker Way to More Viable 3D-Printed Organs, From Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Sept. 19, 2019.

3-D Printing Technology Brings Human Brain Modeling Closer to Reality, From Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, April 11, 2015.

Physician Published Research

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The Scientific Problems with Using Non-Human Animals to Predict Human Response to Drugs and Disease, From Animal Experimentation: Working Towards a Paradigm Change, 2019,

High-throughput approaches for screening and analysis of cell behaviors, 2018.

Alternatives to animal testing in basic and preclinical research of atopic dermatitis, 2018.

Model and Assay Validation and Acceptance from Using 21st Century Science to Improve Risk-Related Evaluations, 2017.

Advances in the Development and Validation of Test Methods in the United States from Toxicological Research, 2016.

Human Stakeholders and the Use of Animals in Drug Development, From Wiley Online Library, March 2018.


Health Canada has initiated a safety review on Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR (tofacitinib), used to treat arthritis and ulcerative colitis, From Government of Canada, Recalls and Safety Alerts, April 6, 2021

Drug Safety Advisories: A Need for International Coordination, From Therapeutics Initiative, Dec. 3, 2020.

Drug Picato has been withdrawn from use in Canada due to potential increased risk of skin cancer. From Government of Canada, Recalls and safety alerts, October 27, 2020.


Animal Testing is Useless for Determining COVID Vaccine Effectiveness in Humans, From Truthout, March 20, 2021, https://truthout.org/articles/animal-testing-is-useless-for-determining-covid-vaccine-effectiveness-in-humans/

The Three Biggest Impacts the Pandemic is Having on Animal Testing, From Center for Contemporary Sciences, March 24, 2021, contemporarysciences.org/resources/28

Researchers Learn What’s Driving “Brain Fog” in People with COVID-19, From Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Feb. 8, 2021.

Of Mice and Men: Could COVID Spell the End of Animal Testing? From Coporate Knights, Nov. 5, 2020, Fall 2020 Issue.

A Supercomputer Analyzed COVID-19 and an Interesting New Theory has Emerged: A Closer Look at the Bradykinin Hypothesis, From Elemental, Aug 31, 2020.

Second vaccine in Britain on track to start human trials as soon as Wednesday, June 17, 2020, From Daily Mail

How does COVID 19 invade our bodies so easily? U of T Engineering team uses ‘organ-on-a-chip’ model to find out, April 2020.

International Coalition Urges Scientists to Leave Animals Out of Covid-19 Research, April 21, 2020

Fighting COVID-19 without animal tests, From Citizens for Alternatives to Animal Research and Experimentation, March 22, 2020

Coronavirus: Origins, Prevention, Containment, and Treatment, From Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

What everyone needs to know about COVID-19 Vaccine Testing, From Animal Alliance, April 21, 2020

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease misses the boat when it comes to animal studies and COVID-19, From Citizens for Alternatives to Animal Research and Experimentation (Caare).


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Need a dose of hope to kick off the new year? Listen to this eye-opening and hopeful interview with Dr. Aysha Akhtar, the CEO and President of the Center for Contemporary Sciences (CCS). In this episode, she explains why we can end unreliable animal testing within our lifetimes…and replace it with something far better for the future of human health. Listen to the interview by Ulara Nakagawa & Sharanya Krishna Prasad of After Animals with your web browser here.

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