15 minute presentation by Dr Bob Coleman at Horizons in Human Cells conference, Edinburgh, May 2014: “Humanising Drug Safety Testing”
4 minute clip from BBC “Bang Goes the Theory” on growing living human brain cells into 3D ‘mini-brains’ to study Alzheimer’s Disease
10 minute film from HSI, featuring biomedical researchers from Imperial College, London, The Blizard Institute and Aston University, explaining why replacing animals in cancer, gastrointestinal, respiratory and neurological research will reap significant rewards for human health.
24 minute presentation by Dr Bob Coleman at American College of Toxicology annual meeting, San Antonio, Texas, 4 November 2013:
Ensuring safety and efficacy in new medicines – humanising the process
Slide presentation by Dr Bob Coleman at Linz University, Austria, 17th September 2013: “Humanising Toxicity Testing in the 21st Century”.
An amazing MUST-SEE short (4 minute) film from Harvard University about their ‘organs-on-a-chip” from Technology Review, July/August 2012: www.technologyreview.com/demo/427992/building-an-organ-on-a-chip/
A 25 minute interview with Safer Medicines’ director, Kathy Archibald, on the “Freedom of Species” (http://www.3cr.org.au/freedomofspecies) radio show from Melbourne, Australia, October 2011
15,000 signature petition delivered to Number 10 Downing Street. View the presentation here.
Dr Margaret Clotworthy is interviewed during a feature on the increase in animal experimentation in the UK. Her contribution starts half way through the 9 minute clip available here.
Safer Medicines showcases state-of-the-art approaches to ensuring that drugs in the future will be safer than they have been in the past. World leading scientists from industry and academia present their vision for the future of drug development – with a focus on human biology.
Thanks to Aled Fisher, Environment and Ethics Officer, LSE Students’ Union, for organising and chairing the debate.
Listen to interview (2005)
Interview with Dr Jarrod Bailey. Since this interview was recorded, the latest estimates for the number of adverse reactions to Vioxx worldwide are 320,000 heart attacks and strokes, up to 140,000 of them fatal. – With kind permission of Passion for the Planet Radio: www.passionfortheplanet.com