FRAME is delighted to announce the three winners of its Summer Studentship programme 2020, developed to support undergraduates in undertaking research relating to animal alternatives.
The FRAME Alternatives Laboratory has collaborated with the University of Helsinki to investigate the effect of one commonly used drug on gut microbiota and gene expression in IBS patients.
The FRAME Alternatives Laboratory (FAL) has developed an in vitro model to study fatty liver disease associated with chemotherapy.
This year, FRAME awarded the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Hull with a grant to support second year undergraduate, Elizabeth Gwerkere, on a studentship.
The two winners of FRAME’s Summer Studentship Programme 2019 have completed projects relating to the development of alternatives to animal use in research.
The FRAME Alternatives Laboratory has supported a conference paper which identifies the best cell models for studying NAFLD.
A paper involving the FRAME Alternatives Laboratory has been accepted for publication in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage.
Last year FRAME awarded a grant to Dr Leda Mirbahai and PhD Student Julia Constantinou to help fund research into characterising the water flea Daphnia magna as an invertebrate model for ageing research.
Researchers at the FRAME Alternatives Laboratory are part of a collaboration that aims to elucidate how obesity leads to accelerated muscle loss, and their findings have recently been published in Scientific Reports.
Before a drug can be used in humans, it undergoes rigorous scientific testing to ensure its safety.