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

Projects granted during 2014 that have a primary purpose of basic research on the respiratory system.

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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 on the respiratory system.

The following projects were granted:

  • animal models of respiratory disease (asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, IPF)
  • genetic and cellular regulation of lung stem cells (lung; epithelium; stem cells)
  • connective tissue repair, remodelling and fibrosis (scar, fibrosis, scleroderma, wound healing, vascular)
  • regulation of inflammation, repair and tumourigenesis (fibrosis, inflammation, tumourigenesis, tissue repair)
  • mechanisms of lung inflammation and hyperresponsiveness (inflammation, respiratory, allergic, non-allergic pharmacology)
  • new therapeutics for COPD – III (COPD, tobacco smoke, pulmonary inflammation, mucociliary clearance and cough)