17 January 2019

Read the blog of Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga in the New England anti-vivisection society (neavs) based on a paper published in the Journal of Translational Medicine.

The paper is written by Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga and Pandora Pound (Safer Medicines Trust), entitled: “Is it possible to overcome issues of external validity in preclinical animal research? Why most animal models are bound to fail”. It outlines concerns with the animal model generally.
Read the blog here

Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga is member of theme Reconstructive and regenerative medicine.

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