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Of mice and men: role of mice in biomedical research questioned

Journal Article


Abstract


  • A study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National of Academy Sciences) shows that mice are poor models for human inflammatory diseases. The paper, which focused on sepsis, burns and trauma, raises questions about the fundamental role of mice in biomedical research.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Degeling, C. & Johnson, J. (2013). Of mice and men: role of mice in biomedical research questioned. The Conversation, 21 February 1-3.

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 21 February

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • A study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National of Academy Sciences) shows that mice are poor models for human inflammatory diseases. The paper, which focused on sepsis, burns and trauma, raises questions about the fundamental role of mice in biomedical research.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • Degeling, C. & Johnson, J. (2013). Of mice and men: role of mice in biomedical research questioned. The Conversation, 21 February 1-3.

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 21 February

Place Of Publication


  • Australia