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Non-tech. summaries 2014: projects on infectious diseases

Projects granted during 2014 that have a primary purpose of translational and applied research: human infectious disorders.


Non-technical summaries: projects granted in 2014, volume 10

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This document outlines the projects granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2014 with a primary purpose of translational and applied research: human infectious disorders.

The following projects were granted:

  • pathogenesis and control of mycobacterial infections (tuberculosis, vaccine, drugs, aerosol)

  • filovirus infection models for therapy evaluation (rodents, Filovirus, Ebola, Marburg)

  • genetics of African sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis, mice, Trypanosoma, congolense, Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense)

  • herpes simplex virus pathogenesis and control (virus, vaccine, antiviral, latency, herpes)

  • modelling bacterial infection of the cystic fibrosis airway (infection, regulation, signal transduction, virulence)

  • developing new drugs to treat sleeping sickness (sleeping sickness drug development)

  • chemotherapy of Protozoal infections (Leishmaniasis, African trypanosomiasis, Chagas disease, treatment)

  • drug discovery for neglected diseases (efficacy, drug discovery, trypanosomiasis, Leishmania, Chagas disease)

  • assessment of novel treatments of infection (bacterial, viral, infection, respiratory)

  • neonatal bacterial meningitis: infection and treatment (in vivo imaging, Escherichia coil K, blood-brain barrier, group B streptococcus, neonatal bacterial meningitis)

Published 25 April 2016