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How are we reducing the need for animal testing?

Donna is a Fungal Researcher and Microbiology Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. In this Discover STEM video Donna describes how her team are working to reduce the need for animal testing through their research into a problem that ¼ of the world suffers from at any one time – Athlete’s Foot.

This video explains a little about what Athlete’s Foot is and provide examples of the University of Aberdeen are replacing animal testing to better understand the infection.

Donna has contributed to this Discover STEM video as a volunteer with the STEM Ambassador programme.


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