We Are Getting Animal Research Wrong–Only Education Can Fix It

December 12, 2016

(The Guardian) – Poor design, conduct and reporting of animal research is a global issue – and the costs are significant. It’s estimated that $28bn (£22bn) a year is spent on pre-clinical research that cannot be replicated; this wastes funding, damages science, causes avoidable animal suffering, and fails patients waiting for the development of new treatments.