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Level 2 - Details on Non-human primates
Introduction – Overview of the use of primates in research and testing in the EU
Why are primates needed in research and safety testing?
Why are primates needed in the safety testing of pharmaceuticals?
Why are primates needed in research on infectious diseases?
Why are primates needed in research on the human brain?
Why are primates needed in research on organ transplants?
Are there alternatives to the use of primates in research and safety testing?
Are there alternatives to the use of primates in safety testing of pharmaceuticals?
Are there alternatives to the use of primates in research on infectious diseases?
Are there alternatives to the use of primates in research on the human brain?
Are there alternatives to the use of primates in research on organ transplants?
Could alternatives completely replace the use of primates in the future?
When primates cannot be replaced, how could their use be reduced?
How could the welfare of primates used in laboratories be improved?
Conclusions and recommendations
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1. Introduction – Overview of the use of primates in research and testing in the EU
2. Why are primates needed in research and safety testing?
3. Are there alternatives to the use of primates in research and safety testing?
4. Could alternatives completely replace the use of primates in the future?
5. When primates cannot be replaced, how could their use be reduced?
6. How could the welfare of primates used in laboratories be improved?
7. Conclusions and recommendations
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