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2016 William and Eleanor Cave Award

ARDF presented the 2016 William and Eleanor Cave Award to Raymond Tice on September 29, 2016, in recognition of his distinguished career in investigating the best methods to determine the safety of chemicals. The award was presented by the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (ARDF) of Jenkintown, PA, before a gathering of colleagues attending the fifth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT). Read More...

2016 Grants Awarded

ARDF is pleased to announce the recipients
of the 2016 Alternatives Research Grants

Congratulations to Awardees
Luca Cucullo, PhD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo, TX
A humanized blood-brain tumor barrier model to assess drug delivery of chemotherapeutic treatment
Dongeun (Dan) Huh, PhD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
A microengineered "cervix-on-a-chip" as an alternative to animal models for the study of premature cervical remodeling in preterm birth
Yaling Liu, PhD
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
A Mimetic Blood Vessel as an Alternative for Testing Transport Properties of Therapeutics
Samantha A. Meenach, PhD
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Development of an Integrated In Vitro Air-Grown Lung Cancer Pre-Clinical Assay Platform
David S. Peterson, PhD and Richard Bradbury, PhD
University of Georgia, Athens, GA*
Replacement of Animal Culture with in vitro Cultivation of Babesia species
*Co-Primary Investigator Dr. Bradbury's lab is at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Download the 2016 Grant Announcement The Foundation wishes to thank all applicants who submitted proposals and others for their interest in developing alternative methods of conducting high quality scientific research.

Please continue to check this website for announcements about future grant programs.

Additional Information

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Learn More About Alternatives

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The mission of the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation is to fund and promote the development, validation and adoption of non-animal methods in biomedical research, product testing and education.

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