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Animal experimentation in biomedical research

Dr Smart talks to Prof Pries and Prof Dirnagl on animal experimentation in biomedical research.

Cardiac Biology and Physiology
Basic Science
Vascular Biology and Physiology
Cardiovascular Development and Anatomy
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Microcirculation, Angiogenesis, Arteriogenesis

The use of animals in scientific experiements is a topical issue which concerns everyone.

Here, the ESC Scientists of Tomorrow (SoT) and CVR Onlife have
taken the opportunity to talk to leading researchers engaged in the

Nicola Smart interviews:

  • Prof. Dr. Axel R. Pries, of Charité–Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chair of
    the BioMed Alliance task force for animal experiments and alternative
    approaches to discuss the implications of the Position Statement
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Dirnagl, also of Charité–Universitatsmedizin Berlin, an
    international expert in planning and interpretation of experimental
    approaches in biomedical research, to discuss the ethics and quality of
    animal research more generally.

Read the interview



Notes to editor

Cardiovascular Research, Volume 113, Issue 6, 1 May 2017, Pages e12–