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Non-tech. summaries 2015: projects on musculoskeletal disorders

Projects granted during 2015 that have a primary purpose of translational and applied research: musculoskeletal disorders.


Non-technical summaries: projects granted in 2015, volume 9

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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)
Published 21 June 2016