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Non-tech. summaries 2014: projects on the immune system

Projects granted during 2014 that have a primary purpose of basic research into the immune system.


Non-technical summaries: projects granted in 2014, volume 24

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This document outlines the projects granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2014 with a primary purpose of basic research into the immune system.

It contains a full list of the 57 projects that were granted.

The first 10 projects are:

  • the study of immune-mediated proteases in tissue inflammation (immune-mediated, proteases, tissue inflammation, therapy)
  • prevention and diagnosis of infectious diseases (neisseria; chlamydia; norovirus; vaccines ; diagnostic reagents)
  • autoimmunity in immune-privileged environments (multiple sclerosis, uveitis, autoimmune disease)
  • leucocyte migration and immunity (leucocytes, blood vessels, tumours, viruses)
  • prevention of bacterial meningitis (vaccines, bacteria, pathogenesis, meningitis)
  • antigen-specific immunotherapy (autoimmune, multiple sclerosis, T-lymphocyte, gene, immunotherapy)
  • pathogenesis and control of respiratory diseases (ruminant disease; respiratory disease)
  • role of innate immunity in diseases of the CNS (immunity, brain, complement, dementia, inflammation)
  • pattern recognition receptors in bone remodelling (bone, immunology, receptor)
  • strategies to promote foreign transplant survival (transplantation, GVHD, T cells, iNKT cells, Treg)
Published 25 April 2016