Experiments at Imperial College London
Here you can read about just some of the cruel experiments conducted at the university. Click through the boxes below to learn what Imperial College London have done to animals on their campus.
Guinea Pigs Harmed and Killed
Guinea pigs who had been bred to experience painful osteoarthritis by 4-months old (known as the Dunkin-Hartley strain) were experimented on and had their ovaries surgically removed. The guinea pigs were then terminally anaesthetised and their heart cells were removed.
British Heart Foundation.
Link to paper:
‘GPER limits adverse changes to Ca2+ signalling and arrhythmogenic activity in ovariectomised guinea pig cardiomyocytes’