Optimal welfare for laboratory animals and focus on 3Rs
Bart van der Zwan, Professor of Vascular Neurosurgery at UMC Utrecht, teaches microsurgery using mats, pierced rice noodles and flower petals.
The Utrecht 3Rs Stimulus Fund makes it possible to conduct small-scale 3Rs studies that ordinarily do not easily qualify for external financing.
The steady decrease in the number of animal experiments at Utrecht University and the University Medical Center Utrecht continued last year, according to their joint 2019 Annual Report on Animal Experiments.
Some administrative actions are required prior to conducting animal experiments. The following steps explain what is expected of you and which forms are required for this.