Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

Ri Scarborough, Monash University Throughout the era of modern medicine, animals have been used extensively to develop and test therapies before they are tested in humans. Virtually every medical therapy in use today – including drugs, vaccines, surgical techniques, devices such as pacemakers and joint prostheses, radiation therapy – owes its existence, at some level, … Continue reading Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

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