Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 27

Volume 27 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 27 of 2013:

  • molecular genetic analysis of hypothalamic phenotype (covering brain, hypothalamus, neuron, gene, DNA)
  • on the mechanisms of risk for psychiatric illness (covering schizophrenia, autism, genetics, learning disability, development)
  • a transgenic approach to control avian influenza in birds (covering chickens)
  • the immunology of inflammatory disease (covering human, inflammation)
  • development of novel strategies for neural repair (covering spinal cord injury, peripheral nerve injury, CNS injury, neural repair, axon growth)
  • time-dependent mechanisms in learning and memory (covering habituation, timing, conditioning)
  • modelling gastrointestinal inflammation and tumorigenesis in the mouse (covering cancer, intestine, oesophagus, inflammation)
  • physiology and pathophysiology of the auditory system (covering hearing, tinnitus, neuroscience)
  • immune and vascular responses in inflammation (covering inflammation; leukocyte migration; blood vessels)
  • zinc finger gene therapy for Huntington’s Disease (covering neurodegeneration, mice, synthetic zinc finger proteins)
Published 13 August 2014