EUPRIM-Net: Ensuring Best Practice and the 3Rs in Primate Research in Europe

The ability of the European Union to ensure the health as well as the cultural and economic progress of its citizens depends on the advancement of scientific knowledge. A central role in this endeavor is played by biological and biomedical research, as it is necessary for our understanding of human and animal physiology and consequently for medical progress. This research employs a multitude of methods, including basic and applied research using animals. It necessitates research on a small number of primates (less than 0.1 % of all animals used in research), where no alternative exists. [click here...]

Find the entire article in the online issue of ResearchReview 12 (March 2010) on page 11 [click here...]

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