Dr. Hadwen Trust

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Dr. Hadwen Trust
The new Dr Hadwen Trust logo.jpg
Founded 1970
Founder(s) Sidney Hicks
Headquarters
  • Hertfordshire, England
Focus(es) Animal testing, vivisection, animal rights
Method(s) Education, research, funding
Website http://www.drhadwentrust.org/

The Dr. Hadwen Trust (DHT) is a UK medical research charity that funds and promotes non-animal techniques to replace animal experiments.[1][2][3] Established in 1970, the work undertaken by the Dr Hadwen Trust develops reliable science whilst avoiding animal testing.

Originally registered with the Charity Commission as charity number 261096, the Dr Hadwen Trust became incorporated as a charitable company (registered charity number 1146896) in 2013.

Projects receiving funding from the Dr. Hadwen Trust range from epilepsy, multiple sclerosis,[4] breast[5] and skin cancer, meningitis, asthma, diabetes and drug testing, to arthritis, Parkinson’s disease, lung injury, whooping cough, vaccine testing, dentistry, heart disease, tropical illness, fetal development, brain tumours and AIDS.

The Dr Hadwen Trust promotes the practice of non-animal research through its policy work, publications, science community outreach and the media. The Dr Hadwen Trust is a member of the International Council for Animal Protection in OECD Programmes (ICAPO).

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