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Kidney-tissue platforms could reduce animal testing in toxicology studies

Drug Discovery World

Kidney disease researchers at the University of Washington will use a multimillion-dollar federal grant to advance drug development platforms that would reduce reliance on animal tests. The post Kidney-tissue platforms could reduce animal testing in toxicology studies appeared first on Drug Discovery World (DDW).

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Low endotoxin biomaterials could help to reduce animal testing

Drug Discovery World

This can improve the validity of 3D in vitro models and help to reduce animal testing.” The post Low endotoxin biomaterials could help to reduce animal testing appeared first on Drug Discovery World (DDW).

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What does the FDA animal testing legislation mean for drug discovery? 

Drug Discovery World

The NABR clarifies: “The FDA previously had the authority to allow non-animal data to be considered during safety and efficacy reviews of new drugs and previously issued guidance regarding such. It does not eliminate animal testing for drugs nor does it state or imply that animal testing is unnecessary.

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FDA Modernization Act 2.0: Alternatives to Animal Testing

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At its core lies a pivotal stride toward more humane and scientifically advanced practices through the authorization for the use of certain alternatives to animal testing in Drug safety and efficacy investigations. It arises from a collective acknowledgment of ethical concerns surrounding the use of animals in Research.

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Benefits of Animal Testing: How Ethical Testing Aids Research

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Animal testing has had an influential role in almost every medical breakthrough in the last 100 years. Further, animals are essential in assessing drugs and vaccine safety. Approximately 26 million animals are used in the USA every year for research purposes.

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Why Animal Testing Is Necessary and How to Reduce It

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Animal testing for the benefit of medical and scientific research has been taking place for hundreds of years. However, testing on animals has always been and will continue to be an ethical issue.

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Separating the Hype from the Hyperbole Surrounding FDORA’s Alternatives to Animal Testing under the FD&C Act

FDA Law Blog: Drug Discovery

In effect, the revisions to the FD&C Act and the PHS Act are designed to encourage the use of alternatives to animal testing not eliminate animal testing in drug development. adequate to justify the proposed clinical testing.” The pre-existing statutory language did not require animal testing.