This document outlines the projects granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2016 with a primary purpose of basic research, gastrointestinal system including liver.
The following projects were granted:
chromatin dynamics in intestinal epithelium health (intestine, nutrition, chromatin, gene regulation)
characterization of novel diagnostic and therapeutic targets in metabolic pathologies (glucose, hormone, obesity, diabetes, fibrosis)
control of liver glucose metabolism (type 2 diabetes, glucokinase, anti-diabetic drugs)
innate immune pathways in pathological and protective immunity in the gut (immunology, microbiota, gut, IBD, crohn’s disease)