Speed and Safety in Drug Discovery  Discussion meeting 26 November 2008 9am – 5pm The Royal Society 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
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Press Coverage and Proceedings

The proceedings of our conference were published by FRAME (Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments) as a supplement to a special issue of Alternatives to Laboratory Animals. They are available for free here or please contact us for free hard copies.

A 3-page report on our Royal Society conference by Dr Nirmala Bhogal, Scientific Director of FRAME was published in the February issue of Alternatives to Laboratory Animals.

A 4-page interview: Are Humans the Best Model for Human Medicines? plus an Editorial: Is the End in Sight for Animal Trials? were published in the February issue of Regulatory Affairs Journal Pharma, which is read by regulators worldwide.

We are very grateful to both journals for allowing us to reproduce the articles on our website.


In an excellent article in the National in Abu Dhabi, science journalist Robert Matthews explains why animal tests have been failing to protect people since thalidomide; and discusses our conference at the Royal Society.

Speakers' Affiliations

Apredica   http://apredica.com/ See the cartoons here: http://www.apredica.com/slough.php
AstraZeneca   http://www.astrazeneca.co.uk/
BioProof   http://bioproof.de/
Glasgow Caledonian University   http://www.gcal.ac.uk/
Hurel   http://www.hurelcorp.com/
Optimata   http://www.optimata.com/
SimuGen   http://simugen.co.uk/
University of Vienna   http://www.univie.ac.at/?L=2
VaxDesign   http://www.vaxdesign.com/
Xceleron   http://www.xceleron.com