Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 3

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

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



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)
Published 12 March 2014