Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 36

Volume 36 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.


The following projects are listed in volume 36 of 2013:

  • genetic etiology of cardiovascular disease (covering endothelium, inflammation)
  • examining the control of female meiosis (covering oocyte, aneuploidy, women’s health)
  • perivascular drainage in Alzheimer’s disease (covering amyloid, cholesterol, apolipoprotein, aetiology)
  • regulation of normal and leukemic blood cell development (covering leukaemia, stem cells, transplantation)
  • genetics of embryonic cell differentiation in mice (covering stem cells, embryo development, placenta development)
  • genetic control of antigen presentation in mouse (covering autoimmunity, diabetes, T-cells, MHC class II)
  • radiopharmaceuticals for cancer therapy and imaging (covering cancer, radiotherapy)
  • characterization and inhibition of norovirus infection (covering gastroenteritis)
  • cognition and behaviour in the normal and abnormal brain: understanding and treatment (covering neurological disorders)
  • understanding the role of signalling networks in the immune system (covering immunology, autoimmunity)