The 3Rs across Europe in 2020
Europe is home to a vibrant 3Rs community with a range of organisations who fund or promote science and technology developments that lead to opportunities to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in research. Many of these developments also lead to the generation of new scientific knowledge that has benefits for human and animal health and the protection of the environment.
To celebrate the 3Rs in Europe six organisations came together to organise a virtual event to highlight the latest 3Rs opportunities.
The series took place over three days 22 to 24 September. Recordings of each of the presentations can be viewed below.
- Markus Morkel (Charite 3R): Organoids and single cell analyses as tools to substitute mouse models in cancer research.
- Annemarie Lang (Charite 3R); Pain management and assessment in mouse femoral fracture models.
- Johannes Bohacek (3RCC): BEHAVE: Developing a toolkit for deep-behavior profiling of laboratory rodents.
- Kristen Schrimer and Barbar Jozef (3RCC): Fish cell lines and the 3Rs: Fundamental developments and application in chemical risk assessment.
- Nico Schoemaker and Yvonne van Zeealand (3Rs Centre ULS): Supraglottic airway devices as a means of refining laboratory animal anaesthesia.
- Guy Roukens (3Rs Center ULS): Development of a new in vitro metastasis assay.
- Jorid B Sorli (Danish 3R-Center): An in vitro method to predict sudden adverse lung effects.
- Eva Bay Wedebye (Danish 3R-center): QSAR modeling of chemical substances’ possible interference with the thyroid hormone system.
- Per Ejung (Swedish 3Rs Center): A guideline for marking and tagging fish.
- Gunnar Cedersund (Swedish 3Rs Center): Let your digital twin become your own personalized guinea pig.
- Liam Grover (NC3Rs): Developing a complex model of bone formation.
- Wendy Barclay (NC3Rs): Reducing the use of animals for studying transmission of respiratory viruses.