Kidney organoid vascularisation, implementing masking and quantitatively assessing experiment severity

December 2022

The papers behind the pod:

  1. Menéndez ABC et al. (2022). Creating a kidney organoid-vasculature interaction model using a novel organ-on-chip system. Scientific Reports 12:20699. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-24945-5
  2. Karp N et al. (2022). A qualitative study of the barriers to using blinding in in vivo experiments and suggestions for improvement. PLOS Biology 20(11): e3001873. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001873
  3. Talbot S et al. (2022). RELSA—A multidimensional procedure for the comparative assessment of well-being and the quantitative determination of severity in experimental procedures. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 9:937711. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2022.937711


It’s the third Thursday of December, and you’re listening to 3 Minute 3Rs, your monthly recap of efforts to replace, reduce and refine the use of animals in research. To round off 2022 we are highlighting a paper for each R.

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