Progressive Non-animal Research Society Blog
New Pathways for Medical Research
By Maidie Hilmo, PhD In what direction is medical research going? It is clear from a step into the Willerth lab at the University of Victoria that the answer is quite simply: advanced technology. The brilliant Dr. Stephanie Willerth holds joint appointments in the Division of Medical Sciences and the Department of Mechanical Engineering. She…
Animal Testing and COVID-19
By Andre Menache, Scientific Advisor to Progressive Non-animal Research Society. The Coronavirus pandemic called COVID-19 is an important opportunity to reassess the way we do medical research. Faced with this viral tsunami, scientists have not had time to find one or more animal species to serve as a ‘model’ to study this disease in the…
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