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  • Carol Townsend

    11/04/2024 at 6:38 pm

    Very interesting. I have PD and interested in taking part in clinical trials but don’t believe in animal experiments for ethical reasons, particularly on primates but also for the reason (as seen in one of the trials above), they are not always an indicator of how drugs will behave in the human model and inaccurate. Are there trials I could become involved in that don’t use animals?

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