Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 5

Volume 5 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 5 of 2013:

  • origins and mechanisms of lung disease (covering gene, environment, treatments)
  • functional roles of the endothelial glycocalyx (covering blood vessel, diabetes, kidney disease)
  • survival and connectivity of developing neurons
  • role of inflammation in neurodegeneration
  • role of inflammation in immune-mediated neurological disease
  • pathophysiology of vascular responses to injury (covering atherosclerosis; restenosis; vascular grafting)
  • targeted prevention and therapy of cancer (covering cancer prevention, cancer therapy, oncogenic signalling pathway, cancer stem cells)
  • understanding neural function after nerve injury (covering regeneration, spinal cord injury, nerve injury, nerve repair, cell transplants)
  • efficacy and safety of products for the prevention and control of coccidiosis in chickens and turkeys (covering parasite, coccidia, poultry)
  • safety testing using dogs and minipigs (covering regulatory safety assessment)
Published 25 March 2014