P464 Teletext 464 Oct28 21:40:00      ————————  —————————————— GOODBYE TO ANIMAL $FSTING? The first drug research company to focus entirely on the use of human tissue has been established in the UK! Pharmagene Laboratories Ltd is working alongside the pharmaceutical industry to discover new medicines by studying human tissue. "Which could mark the beginning of the long-sought after goodbye to animal testing," says Andrew Butler of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— Nick Fisher can help you 446 TUNE IN TO PLANET SOUNDS p620 Events Nevada News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct28 21:50:01      ————————  —————————————— GOODBYE TO ANIMAL TESTING? For both practical and regulatory reasons, animal experiments remain an essential component in the discovery process, says Dr 2obert Coleman from Pharmagene Laboratories Ltd. "But Pharmagene itself carries out no work on animals or animal tissue. "We are committed to the reduction and refinement of animal testing in medical research and ultimately its replacement where this can be achieved." ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Bamboozle 458 FOR THE LATEST GREEN NEWS p461 Events Nevada News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct28 21:50:10      ————————  —————————————— GOODBYE TO ANIMAL TESTING? The human tissue used by Pharmagene is obtained from either organ donors or from patients undergoing routine surgery, says Dr Robert Coleman. "While it's not necessary to seek the patients' or relatives' permission before organs or tissue can be used for research - we choose to get consent. "All our tissues have been obtained fha medically qualified intermediaries, the donor or the next of kin's consent." ——————————————————————————————————3/1—— TV Tonight 421 HAVE YOU TRIED DIGITISING? p470 Events Nevada News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct28 21:41:10      ————————  —————————————— GOODBYE TO ANIMAL TESTING? bFar more drugs companies will carry out tests on human tissue rather than animals," says Dr Robert Coleman from drug research company, Pharmagene. "While the law insists that drugs must be tested on animals before they can enter the market-place, far more tests could be carried out on human tissue. "It's logical - the drugs are meant for humans, not rats. Therefore the results will be much more relevant!" ——————————————————————————————————4/3—— All The Goss 443 NICK FISHER CAN HELP YOU! p446 Events Nevada News Club 440
P464 Teletext 464 Oct28 21:46:00      ————————  —————————————— GOODBYE TO ANIMAL DSTING? Pharmagene's tests on human tissue rather than animals has been welcomed by animal rights group - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. "It's positive - it basically says gno' to animal testing which is what we all want to hear," says charity spokesman, Andrew Butler. "Millions of animals will be saved from tests in favour of human tissue which is kinder, cheaper and more reliable!" ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— Latest Pop News 621 HELP SAVE THE WORLD'S FORESTS p448 Events Nevada News Club 440