PETA International Science Consortium Encourages Innovative Young Scientists

The PETA International Science Consortium presented its Early-Career Scientist Award at an international conference to a toxicologist developing a 3-dimensional model of the human liver to replace the use of rats in liver-toxicity testing. And a researcher from Argentina won this year’s award to attend a prestigious toxicology workshop where she’ll receive training to help her establish the first laboratory in her country dedicated to promoting non-animal tests.

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— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind