Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 3

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Volume 3 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.


The following projects are listed in volume 3 of 2013:

  • vaccines against bacterial disease (covering Clostridium difficile, Clostridium perfringens, Burkholderia pseudomallei)
  • the role of the calcium receptor (CaSR) in disease (covering cardiovascular disease, lung disease, kidney disease)
  • cancer-induced bone pain (covering cancer Src, neuroscience)
  • rederivation and health screening of genetically altered animals (covering GA rodents, cryopreservation)
  • developmental mechanisms of mammalian cortical development (covering brain, cerebral cortex, neural progenitors)
  • molecular imaging assessment of therapeutic strategies in animal models of disease (covering cancer, therapy)
  • sleep behaviour of zebrafish
  • epithelial transport in health and disease (covering diabetes, chronic renal disease, homeostasis, epithelial transport, gut-renal iInteractions)
  • tissue-engineered allografts for congenital heart defects (covering stem cell; congenital heart disease)
  • closed-loop BMIs for upper-limb function (covering motor disorders, neural prosthetics, spinal cord)