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Policy on animal research


Policy on animal research

Policy on animal research

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7. WHAT HAPPENS TO THE ANIMALS AFTER THE STUDY?

Usually, the animals are euthanized at the end of the study so that the researchers can further investigate the brain, spinal cord, heart or other tissues.

Figure 2: Microscopic photograph of spinal cord tissue from a mouse used in research on multiple sclerosis. After staining, different cell structures and cell types become visible. In this photograph: immune cells in green or red and their nuclei in blue.