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Guillermo Repetto Kuhn

Expert researcher in alternatives to animal experimentation and president of the REMA

Guillermo Repetto Kuhn is a Doctor of Medicine, with a track record of more than 25 years at the National Institute of Toxicology and Forensic Sciences, where he has devoted his efforts to the investigation of environmental crimes, among other issues. Also notable are his advances in the development of in vitro experimental models that further the knowledge of the toxic dangers of substances without the need to experiment on vertebrate animals. He was a professor at the University of Seville and currently teaches at the Pablo de Olavide University, where he is the director of the department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering and the Master’s degree in Criminology and Forensic Sciences. His career in researching alternatives to the use of lab animals led him to be appointed president of the Spanish Network for the Development of Alternative Methods to Animal Experimentation (REMA) in 2011. His current lines of research include the evaluation of risks to humans and the environment of substances, pesticides and additives, and the assessment of the effectiveness of antitumor nanoparticles.

Update: 21 September 2021


Has participated in

The Future of Animal Rights

Reflections from the University