Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 20

Volume 20 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.


The following projects are listed in volume 20 of 2013:

  • improving treatment and prevention of toxoplasma gondii infection (covering blindness, stillbirth, abortion encephalitis)
  • antiviral activity of DI influenza viruses (covering respiratory disease)
  • cardiac medical device development (covering heart, regulatory, service)
  • experimental therapies for neuromuscular diseases (covering muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, mdx mouse, SOD1 mouse)
  • towards improved control of poultry infectious disease (covering eimeria, chicken, vector, vaccines, microbiota)
  • learning and memory across the lifespan (covering brain, behaviour, environmental enrichment, cognition, ageing)
  • safety of biological materials (covering pharmaceutical, biological, infection, safety)
  • mouse models of human birth defects (covering heart defect; mouse mutant; zebrafish mutant; embryological development)
  • the genetic basis of disorders of the brain and pituitary gland (covering congenital disorders)
  • mechanisms of NKT cell activation (covering lymphocyte, infection, inflammation, imaging)