KNAW Conference: Use and Necessity of Animal Testing
08-06-2020 19:00 08-06-2020 20:15 Zoom Meeting

In recent decades, great progress has been made in reducing and improving animal testing, with the Netherlands among the world leaders in this field. During this webinar, scientists will discuss why animal testing is still a necessity.


Ron Schumacher, Professor of Molecular Oncology and Immunology, Netherlands Cancer Institute - Animal testing and immunotherapy of cancer;

Aleksandra Badura, assistant professor neural networks, Erasmus Medical Centre - Why are laboratory animals
indispensable in brain research

Ron Fouchier, professor of molecular virology, Erasmus Medical Centre - Animal models for Covid-19;

Jan Hoeijmakers, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Erasmus Medical Centre - Growing old healthily without animal

Christine Mummery, professor of stem cells and development, Leiden University Medical Center, is moderator of this webinar.