2012 ARDF Grants Awarded
ARDF is pleased to announce that its 2012 Alternatives Research Grant Program has made its selections. ARDF has awarded $200,000 to scientists developing alternative methods in a variety of areas of medical research, testing and education.
Congratulations to awardees:
- J. Brad Case, DVM, MS, DACVS
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
High-definition, Video-Assisted, Operative Simulation for the Enhanced Learning of Basic and Advanced Veterinary Surgery
- Christopher H. Contag, PhD
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
An In Vitro Model of Human Breast Cancer Metastasis
- Luca Cucullo, PhD
Texas Tech University Health Sc iences Center, Amarillo, TX
Blood-Brain Barrier Damage in Diabetes: Role of Altered Glycemia in the Pathogenesis of CNS Disorders
- Melissa M. Herbst-Kralovetz, PhD
University of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
Human reproductive mucosal models that mimic microflora microenvironments that more accurately predict compound toxicity
- Adrian J. McNairn, PhD
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Development of an Inducible In Vitro System to Study Spontaneous Transformation of Human Mammary Epithelial Cells
- L. Ray Whalen, DVM, PhD
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
Support for the Virtual Equine Anatomy and Virtual Feline Anatomy Programs In Development at Colorado State University, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
ARDF expresses its appreciation to the Institute for In Vitro Sciences, Rodger Curren, PhD, President, for coordinating the review process, and thanks all applicants who submitted proposals and others for their interest in developing alternative methods of conducting high quality scientific research.
See more online.