Animal Welfare Body Utrecht

Optimal welfare for laboratory animals and focus on 3Rs

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Not rats, but mats

1 month ago

Bart van der Zwan, Professor of Vascular Neurosurgery at UMC Utrecht, teaches microsurgery using mats, pierced rice noodles and flower petals.

3Rs Stimulus Fund: Computer model simulates concentrations in cells

2 months ago

The Utrecht 3Rs Stimulus Fund makes it possible to conduct small-scale 3Rs studies that ordinarily do not easily qualify for external financing.

Slight decrease in animal experiments

3 months ago

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.