Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 22

Volume 22 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 22 of 2013:

  • cell signalling in immunity, infection and cancer
  • novel treatments for metabolic diseases (covering diabetes, obesity)
  • brain control of peripheral glucose and energy metabolism (covering diabetes, hypoglycaemia)
  • manipulation of sodium and chloride ions to treat abnormal epithelial secretion (covering respiratory disease airway bio-marker)
  • cardioprotection (covering ischaemia, heart)
  • role of AMPK in cancer and in glycogen homeostasis (covering cancer, glycogen, protein kinase)
  • encoding of reward prediction (covering attention, cortex, motivation, striatum, reward)
  • mouse rederivation and cryopreservation
  • reduction of cardiac ischaemia/reperfusion injury (covering heart, drug development; regulatory)
  • identifying cytoskeletal regulators of metastasis (covering cancer, invasion, cytoskeleton)
  • microRNAs in CNS vasculature and barrier function (covering microRNA, blood-brain barrier, neuro-inflammation, aging)
Published 11 August 2014