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.
The FRAME Alternatives Laboratory in Nottingham is carrying out an important study looking at the cause and prevention of Age-related Macular Degeneration.
The FRAME Alternatives Laboratory has recently worked with the Arthritis Research UK Pain Centre to study biomarkers associated with symptomatic and asymptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee.
Science student Clair Brooks chose FRAME for her three-month PhD placement after following the charity’s work for several years.