Scientist: PierFranco Conte

PierFranco Conte ESMH scientistPierFranco Conte is Full Professor of Oncology at the University of Padova and Director of the Division of Medical Oncology 2 at the Istituto Oncologico Veneto in Padova. He specialized in Clinical Oncology, Clinical Immunology and Hematology. Throughout his career, Prof. Conte has been involved in the development of new regimens for the treatment of solid tumors, with special emphasis on breast and ovarian cancer.

Alternative approaches to animal testing

Alternative approaches to animal testing

In 1959, The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique was published by Russell and Burch, introducing the 3Rs concept (replacement, reduction, and refinement) regarding animal use in the scientific community. Just over 60 years later, it is timely to review progress to date and the future outlook regarding alternative approaches to animal testing.

A Scientist's Opinion : interview with Pierfranco Conte about Animal testing

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Professor PierFranco Conte about animal testing

Animal testing, a scientist’s opinion Interview with Professor PierFranco Conte, Full Professor of Oncology at the University of Padova and Director of the Division of Medical Oncology 2 at the Istituto Oncologico Veneto in Padova. In your opinion, why is animal use for scientific purposes still so common place? Are animal models still essential for ...

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