Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 45

Volume 45 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 45 of 2013:

  • Using Xenopus and zebrafish, to study development

  • Environmental effects on the physiology and behaviour of fishes (covering fish, environment, climate change, behaviour, physiology)

  • Tumour targeted drug delivery using FUS under MRI guidance

  • Cardiovascular device development (covering Cardiopulmonary bypass, implantable devices, paediatric devices, cardiac surgery)

  • Mechanisms and strategies for brain damage and repair

  • Enteric pathogens — pathogenesis and control (covering Foodborne bacteria Escherichia coli Campylobacter Food safety Food security)

  • The Automatic nervous system in health & disease

  • Targeted anti-cancer therapies (covering Cancer therapy, gene delivery, tumour targeting, delivery systems)

  • Investigating cell viability/integrity in vivo (covering Cancer, cellular viability, cellular integrity, tumour therapy)

  • Fetal programming & transgenerational inheritance

  • Evolution of Regeneration ability in teleost (covering Astyanax mexicanus, heart regeneration, tissue regeneration, evolution)

  • Genetics of vertebrate development and disease

  • Regulation of energy homeostasis in obesity (covering adipocytes, diabetes, miRNAs, obesity, microbiota)

  • Nervous System Injury and Repair (covering Spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stem cells, gene therapy, regeneration)

Published 13 November 2014