Case studies

Animal research plays a vital role in our efforts to remain at the forefront of medicine and science.

This research contributes to groundbreaking developments in understanding and treating diseases which devastate millions of lives every year.


Zebrafish in tank

Interactions between hypoxic signalling and anti-inflammatory signalling

Inflammation and hypoxia, a condition where not enough oxygen makes it to the cells and tissues in the body, go hand-in-hand in a variety of age-related diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, stroke and the growth of solid tumours.


Scientists collaborate to reduce number of animals needed for breast cancer research

More than 200 scientists have signed up to a tissue-sharing database designed to reduce the number of animals needed for biomedical research.