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Charu Chandrasekera

Founder and Executive Director

Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM)

Dr. Charu Chandrasekera is the founder and executive director of Canada’s first and only centre dedicated exclusively to animal-free science—the Canadian Centre for Alternatives to Animal Methods (CCAAM) and its subsidiary, the Canadian Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (CaCVAM) located at the University of Windsor. She is an experienced scientist, former animal researcher, science policy expert, and an animal lover. Through CCAAM/CaCVAM, Dr. Chandrasekera promotes the replacement of animals in Canadian biomedical research, education, and regulatory testing through 21st century science, innovation, and ethics.

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Charu Chandrasekera
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