Lista de finalistas 2024

Cincuenta y cinco proyectos de todo el mundo han sido preseleccionados para el Premio Lush 2024.

Las siete categorías representan la labor destacada en iniciativas científicas para sustituir los ensayos con animales por otros sin animales y biológicamente relevantes, campañas de concienciación pública para llamar la atención sobre los ensayos con animales en curso y presión política para poner fin a los ensayos con animales.

Los premios de 2024 se anunciaremos a los ganadores en la celebración de premios que tendrá lugar en mai.

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Los finalistas nominados para los premios Lush de 2024 son:



Animal Free Research UK
Shaping the Future: Building Policymakers’ Support for Modernising Medical Research

Animal-Free Science Advocacy
Lobbying for a ban on forced smoke inhalation research

Animal Justice
Ending toxicity testing on animals in Canada

Center for Contemporary Sciences
Policies to Replace Animal testing

Environment & Animal Society of Taiwan (EAST)
Establishing an Inter-Ministerial Platform for Alternative Technologies to Animal Testing in Taiwan

I-Care Europe ODV
From researcher to researcher – alternative lobbying

Build the consensus for regulatory acceptance of non-animal methods (NAMs) for medical devices


Major Science Collaboration

Coalition to Illuminate and Address Animal Methods Bias (COLAAB)

OECD (Q)SAR Assessment Framework



Political Achievement

Jean-Yves Duclos
Member of Parliament for Québec

Emma Hurst
Parliament of New South Wales


Public Awareness

Animal Aid
Ban lethal dose animal tests

Animal Testing
Household products investigation

Beagle Freedom Project
Ambassador Campaign

Camp Beagle (CBUK)
Animal Testing -The Scandal of our Time

ONG Te Protejo
Awareness activities achieving legislative changes in Latin America

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
Defunding Fraud: The Exposé of Animal Abuse at Caucaseco Scientific Research Consortium in Colombia

Animal testing is out of date

Safer Medicines Trust
Rat Trap: a popular science book about animal research and the methodologies available to replace it

Tracks Investigations
Unveiling Cruelty Beyond Laboratories: Tracks’ Probing Investigations into Primate Trade and Blood Farms



Prof Guan-Yu Chen
Biomimetic Breakthrough: Animal-Free mRNA Therapeutics for Cystic Fibrosis

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database
The Comparative Toxicogenomics Database provides computational solutions that fill mechanistic knowledge gaps for toxic adverse pathways

Quantitative in vitro to in vivo extrapolation for developmental toxicity potency using human stem cell metabolomics

Emulate Inc.
Validation of Emulate’s Human Liver Chip for Preclinical Toxicology

Tetsutaro Kikuchi
In vitro circulation model driven by tissue-engineered dome-shaped cardiac tissue

Metatissue: Human-based biomimetic platforms to replace animal-derived materials and testing

Prof Andrew Nelson
Membrane-on-chip platform to screen pharmaceuticals, compounds and materials for putative toxicity

PETA Science Consortium International e.V.
Replacing the Use of Animals in Inhalation Toxicity Testing

QSAR Lab spin-off University of Gdansk (Scientific team: Prof. Puzyn, Dr Jagiello & Dr Mikolakczyk)
AOP-Anchored in silico-based NAMs for design safer multicomponent nanomaterials



3R-Center Tübingen for In vitro Models and Alternatives to Animal Testing
Training the Next Generation of Researchers in the Field of Microphysiological Systems

Animal Aid
Future of science student conference

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)
CAAT Information and Education Program

Dr Giuseppe Esposito
Microsurgical training using a human placenta model – an innovative and animal-free way of surgical education

European Organ-on-Chip Society
Organ-on-Chip Training

Massey University School of Veterinary Science
Aotearoa New Zealand
Replacement of terminal surgical practical classes with model-based skill instruction in veterinary undergraduate training in Aotearoa New Zealand

School of Public Health, China Medical University
China National Workshops in Computational Toxicology Training and Application

Tanzania Animal Welfare Society (TAWESO)
Replacement of animals with alternatives in Animal Health College Training in Tanzania

ToxNavigation Ltd.
Tutor-assisted eLearning – computational toxicology

Young TPI
Young TPI – Empowering the new scientific generation to go animal-testing-free


Young Researcher

Jonathan Blum
University of Konstanz, Germany
Integration of human cell-based test methods to assess developmental neurotoxicity

Lauren Coelho
Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil
Multi-organ-on-chip platform for human teratogenicity screening of cosmetics

Martina Iulini
Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Advancing Immunotoxicity Studies Through Innovative In Vitro Human Models: A Focus on Primary Antibody Production

Dr Barbara Jozef
Eawag, ETH domain, Switzerland
Exploring Early Neurotoxic Effects: Phenotypic Profiling of Rainbow Trout Brain Cells for Identifying Distinct Modes of Action in Chemicals
(*permanent – also termed ‘immortalised’ – cell lines have an indefinite lifespan and do not require the use of ‘new’ animals for production, so these meet the strict eligibility criteria for Lush Prize.)

Byunggik (Jason) Kim
Johns Hopkins University, USA
High-Throughput Neuromuscular Chip Platform: A Revolutionary Approach to Botulinum Neurotoxin Assays Without Animals

Dr Molly Kozminsky
Iowa State University, USA
An in vitro bone marrow microenvironment platform to model therapeutic toxicity

Dr Chao Ma
New York University, USA
Bioengineering Ex Vivo Human Leukemia Bone Marrow Precision Immuno-Oncology Platform: Preclinical Screening for Personalized CAR T-cell Immunotherapy

Dr Kirsty Meldrum
Swansea University, UK
Advancement of what is established: Building upon current pulmonary models and including “unhealthy” populations

Aina Kehinde Oluwasegun
Friedrich Schiller University, Germany
Isogenic hiPSC based HLA-matched liver-on-chip platform : A valuable in-vitro tool for modelling inflammation and fibrosis

Dr Nuria Roldan
PETA Science Consortium International e.V., Germany
Building confidence in in vitro inhalation testing – a focus on metabolism

Dr Maren Schenke
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Addressing sex differences in brain development without animals

Dr Hyun Kil Shin
Korea Institute of Toxicology, South Korea
Agent D2: Reinforcement learning with human feedback for safe drug design

Dr Nicoleta Spinu
esqLABS GmbH, Netherlands
Data Integration and Interpretation from New Approach Methodologies with Bayesian Item Response Theory

Zheng Tan
University of British Columbia, Canada
Establishing a multi-organ co-culture in an organ-on-a-chip setup to emulate the human atopic march

Sam Youmans
XCellR8, UK
Creating a Multi-species Database for Acute Toxicity Chemical Assessment