Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 40

Volume 40 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 40 of 2013:

  • Harnessing local immunity for immunotherapy of lung tumours
  • Understanding and identification of host pathogens
  • Study of innate and adaptive immune responses in health and disease
  • Engineering viral and non-viral vaccines and adjuvants
  • Host defence peptides in health and disease (covering Innate immunity, pathogen defence, infertility)
  • Environmental genetics and epigenetics in mice
  • Mouse models of acute liver injury
  • Pathogenesis of lung injury and organ failure (covering Sepsis, inflammation, critical care, infection, organ failure)
  • Growth-factor-mediated effects in health and disease (covering Growth-factor, regeneration, wound healing, immune response, regulation)
  • Neurobiology of mood and behaviour (covering Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder; Behaviour; Genetically-altered; Microdialysis; NK1receptor)
  • Development of retroviral vaccines (covering HIV, Vaccine, Antibody, Immunogen, Adjuvant)
  • Pharmacokinetic studies to support drug discovery
  • Control of Excitable Cell (Nerve Muscle) Function
  • Effect of shift-work on adipose circadian rhythms (covering Circadian, sleep, shift-work, desynchrony, metabolism)
Published 7 November 2014