Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 15

Volume 15 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 15 of 2013:

  • pharmacokinetic studies for research (covering drug metabolism, DMPK)
  • disregulation of skin homeostasis (covering wound healing, inflammation, diabetes)
  • preclinical testing of venoms and antivenoms (covering efficacy, safety, testing)
  • genome involvement in brain function, disease and development (covering disease, genetics, gene regulation, transgenic, mouse)
  • mechanisms of central nervous system development (covering embryo, brain, transcription factor, signalling molecule, mouse)
  • the modelling and treatment of paediatric cancers (covering children’s cancer, mouse models, therapy)
  • elucidating SCA pathogenesis/treatment strategies (covering ataxia, cerebellum, Purkinje cell, calcium)
  • mechanisms underlying abnormal heart rhythm (covering arrhythmia, heart disease, sudden cardiac death)
  • reproductive and juvenile animal toxicity testing
  • the study of transplant injury (covering kidney, immunology, transplant rejection)
Published 7 May 2014