Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 1

Volume 1 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 1 of 2013:

  • perceptual decision-making in the primate brain (covering electrophysiology, neuroimaging, temporal cortex, frontal cortex)

  • optogenetic analysis of neural microcircuits (covering inhibition, transgenic mouse, optogenetics, nerve cell, neocortex)

  • peripheral nerve interfacing (covering eural interface, peripheral nerve)

  • regulation of inflammatory responses in fibrosis (covering infection, immune response, inflammation)

  • gene therapy for neurodegenerative diseases (covering viral vector targeting, neurogeneration)

  • test signalling in cell motility and tumourogenesis (covering signalling, tumourogenesis, RhoGTPase)

  • impact of co-morbidities on Alzheimer’s disease (covering obesity, infection, memory)

  • Friedreich ataxia mouse models (covering inherited neurodegenerative disease)

Published 17 February 2014