Projects granted during 2015 that have a primary purpose of translational and applied research: musculoskeletal disorders.
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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: musculoskeletal disorders.
The following projects were granted:
- use of sex hormones to treat muscle wasting due to old age (skeletal muscle, sex hormones, sarcopenia, age)
- gene therapy, muscle loss, metabolic diseases
- articular cartilage repair using mobilised circulating (cartilage, progenitor)
- role of swimming pools gases on spinal development (scoliosis, spine, growth, deformity, chlorine)
- mechanisms of bone growth and development (bone, growth, biomineralisation, remodelling, repair)
- finding the causes of cartilage cell death during joint infections (infection, arthritis, prevention)
- novel experimental therapies for muscle disorders (muscle disorders, stem cells, therapy)
- novel tendon attachment and repair strategy (tendon, biomaterial device, achilles, rabbit)
- understanding muscle maintenance, regeneration and ageing (muscle, regeneration, inflammation, muscular dystrophy, stem cells, duchenne muscular dystrophy)