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Non-tech. summaries 2015: projects on human sensory organ disorders (skin, eyes and ears)

Projects granted during 2015 that have a primary purpose of translational and applied research: human sensory organ disorders (skin, eyes and ears).

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Non-technical summaries: projects granted in 2015, volume 12

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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: human sensory organ disorders (skin, eyes and ears).

The following projects were granted:

  • repairing the injured retina after blunt ocular trauma (eyes, nerves, blunt trauma, neuron, death)
  • circadian and photic regulation of physiology and behaviour (circadian, light, sleep, retina, ageing)
  • mechanisms and treatments of eye disease (blindness, eye, vision, gene therapy)
  • biocompatibility of human decellularised matrices (cornea, decellularised corneas, biocompatibility, wound healing)
  • novel vitrectomy cutter: anim surgery study (ultrasonic vitrectomy technology)
  • enhancing visual function in retinal disease
Published 21 June 2016