SYRCLE stands for SYstematic Review Centre for Laboratory Animal Experimentation. SYRCLE has been propagated for several years by Professor Merel Hoiting-Riskes from the University Niejmegen as an approach very similar to that introduced by Cochrane for evidence-based medicine. The idea is to develop and implement a tool for systematic reviews in animal experimentation. This Approach is gaining momentum and therefore it is worthwhile to consider how we could start such an Approach in Switzerland. Systematic Reviews are of great help in a 3R perspective. Please have a look at:
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(Contributed by Marcel Gyger)