The Dr Hadwen’s Trust

Animal Free Research UK (formerly Dr Hadwens Trust)

Charity No. 1146896 England and Wales and  No. SC045327 Scotland

We fund the best animal free, human-relevant medical research to benefit human health and to save animals from being used.


To create a world where human diseases are cured faster without animal suffering.


By pioneering excellence, inspiring and supporting scientists and influencing change, we will end the use of animals and improve medical research.


  • Rigorous and evidential – we present factual, reliable information. Our work is evidenced-based, thoughtful and respected by our peers.
  • Pioneering – we place ethics at the heart of science through innovative, solutions-focused research. Our determination drives scientific discovery forward.
  • Compassionate – we care deeply about people and animals. Our ambition to end suffering is heartfelt and unswerving.”

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