On March 24, 2022, the Center for Contemporary Sciences (CCS) is pleased to host its first Investor Summit 2022. This one-of-a-kind business development event, held in partnership with Beyond Animal, is open to the public and brings together an international group of innovators, investors, researchers, start-ups, and venture philanthropists. The three-hour-event is designed to promote […]
CCS Cheers Bipartisan Introduction of the FDA Modernization Act of 2021 to Innovate Drug Development and Replace Animal Testing Requirements
The Center for Contemporary Sciences (CCS) Cheers Bipartisan Introduction of the FDA Modernization Act of 2021 to Innovate Drug Development and Replace Animal Testing Requirements Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Cory Booker, D-N.J., Rand Paul, R-Ky., Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., Mike Braun, R-Ind., and John Kennedy, R-La., introduced the FDA Modernization Act of 2021 […]
We are excited to announce that CCS has been named a Top 50 Finalist for the 2021 Classy Awards! Classy, which provides information, support and technology for nonprofits, launched the Classy Awards in 2009 to recognize the achievements of nonprofits and social enterprises operating in our communities and around the world. It’s goal is to shine a spotlight […]
CCS is announcing a new partnership with GlassWall Syndicate to provide funding to companies developing alternatives to animal testing. To apply to this funding opportunity, organizations must be working on a technology or product that can replace the use of animals in experimentation.
CCS is proud to announce its partnership with the GlassWall Syndicate to help drive investment toward the best, most effective medical research testing methods possible. The GlassWall Syndicate is a large group of venture capitalists, foundations, trusts, non-profits, and individual investors who share a similar investment thesis and want to accelerate mainstream adoption of products and services […]
Check out the conversation between CCS President and CEO, Dr. Aysha Akhtar, and Pandemic Punditry co-hosts as they discuss how animal testing is outdated and unsuccessful. Dr. Akhtar explains how the Center for Contemporary Sciences is dedicated to improving human health and progressing medical research through innovative, human-biology testing methods, rather than using ineffective animal models.Check […]
“After Animals” Podcast interviews CCS’s President and CEO, Dr. Aysha Akhtar. She explains why animal testing is unreliable, the urgency for human-specific testing, and how CCS is catalyzing change. Check out the podcast here.
WASHINGTON,D.C. September 21, 2020 – A new organization in the biomedical field has launched with a mission to improve lives through education, funding and championing scientific innovation based on human biology. Center for Contemporary Sciences (CCS) is an independent 501(c)3 organization that is advancing human-specific research methods and testing to improve lives. The organization will serve […]
“Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Dear friends and supporters: As a neurologist and public health specialist, most recently as […]
The field of human-based research technologies is rapidly growing. Currently there is no one-stop source for the latest information on innovative human-specific technologies that can replace animal tests and be more effective for medical research needs. For those interested in learning about where the latest developments are occurring, they must dig through volumes of literature […]