Dr. Hadwen Trust
|Focus||Animal testing, non-animal medical research, animal replacement techniques|
|Method||Education, research, funding|
The Dr Hadwen Trust (DHT) is a UK medical research charity that funds and promotes non-animal techniques to replace animal experiments. 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. In 2015 the Dr Hadwen Trust became registered as a charity in Scotland (SC045327).
Projects receiving funding from the Dr. Hadwen Trust range from epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, breast 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 funding, publications, science community outreach and the media.
- Pain Experts Say Greater Focus On High-Tech Non-Animal Research Could Help Thousands Of Patients 15 August 2008 Medical News Today
- Call to end animal pain-research 14 August 2008 BBC News
- Dr Hadwen Trust: EU Parliament vote on animal experiments law gives “a glimmer of hope for animals but doesn't go far enough."[permanent dead link] 05, May 2009 politics.co.uk
- Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre RNA and RNAi Archived August 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. The Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre
- Breast Cancer In A Test Tube Wins Prize For Replacing Laboratory Animals 30 March 2009 Medical News Today
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