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.
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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)