Memorandum on growing human organs in animals for transplant purposes

The Council on Animal Affairs has conducted an inventory of the issues around the growing of human organs, tissues and cells in animals for transplant purposes. This memorandum highlights the considerations that apply to the use of animals for this purpose and was partly drafted to support the social dialogue on ‘Growing human organs, tissue & cells in animals’, which was organised in late 2021 by a consortium led by the Rathenau Institute and NEMO Kennislink.