Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 8

Volume 8 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 8 of 2013:

  • diagnosis and therapy of toxin-mediated diseases and healthcare-associated infections (covering difficile, immunotherapy, vaccine, HCAI, gram-negative)
  • amygdala hippocampus circuits (covering interneuron, GABA receptors, post-traumatic stress disorders)
  • the neural basis of memory in rodents (covering learning, memory, brain function, plasticity)
  • neural basis of memory loss (covering Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, hippocampus, synapses)
  • the discrimination of magnitude (covering discrimination learning, spatial learning)
  • ecology of non-native fish parasites (covering introduction)
  • inflammation and epilepsy (covering brain; inflammation; seizure; cytokine; rodent)
  • developing T-cell based therapies for cancer (covering T lymphocytes, T-cell receptor, immunotherapy, adoptive therapy)
  • staphylococcus aureus, pathogenesis to therapy
  • avian ecology
Published 22 April 2014