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Lymm scientist awarded £25k for animal testing fight

Amy Scott-Samuel

A LYMM scientist, who is committed to finding alternatives to animal testing, has been awarded £25,000 to carry on with her tireless work and to continue to train the scientists of tomorrow.

Carol Barker-Treasure picked up the Lush training prize 2013 for her services to the replacement of animals in testing.

The 45-year-old, who set up XCellR8 in 2008, said: “Of course I really hoped that we would win. We were really excited about it but didn’t expect it.”

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