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This document outlines the projects granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2015 with a primary purpose of translational and applied research: cardiovascular disorders.
The following projects were granted:
mechanisms of heart regeneration and development (heart disease, regeneration and development)
analysis of blood clotting in mice (platelet, thrombosis, cardiovascular, blood clot, NOX)
pathology and prevention of vascular diseases (stroke, cerebral ischemia, diabetes, myocardial ischemia, thrombosis)
molecular analysis of blood cell development (blood cell production)
cardiovascular studies in the zebrafish (cardiovascular, zebrafish)
novel tagets for pulmonary hypertension (pulmonary hypertension, artery smooth muscle)
therapies for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (hypertension, heart failure, nitric oxide, NSAIDs)
new treatments for peripheral arterial disease (atherosclerosis, diabetes, poor circulation, ulcer)
models of aortic aneurysm and dissection (aortic aneurysm, aortic dissection, inflammation, biomarkers)