Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 9

Volume 9 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.


The following projects are listed in volume 9 of 2013:

  • characterising novel anti-schistosomals (covering schistosoma mansoni, helminth, vaccine, drug)

  • oscillatory brain activity and perception (covering sensory perception, brain rhythms)

  • genetics of cardiovascular development (covering heart development, congenital heart disease)
  • testing products and methods for aquaculture (covering veterinary medicines)
  • effects of nutritional components on health and ageing (covering diet, immune response)
  • developmental and reproduction safety testing using small animal species (covering assessment)
  • developmental regulation of physiological systems (covering fetus, pregnancy, developmental physiology, early life programming)
  • safety testing of medicinal products using non-human primates (covering regulatory safety assessment)
  • avian ecotoxicology studies (covering environmental, risk assessment)
  • identifying interventional targets: kidney disease (coveing kidney fibrosis, nephropathy)