News re animals in research

Statistics of scientific procedures on living animals, Great Britain: 2018

Annual Statistics relating to scientific procedures performed on living animals in accordance with Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986

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April 2019: No evidence that portion size influences food consumption in male Sprague Dawley rats

April 2019: No evidence that portion size influences food consumption in male Sprague Dawley rats

Studies carried out by researchers at the University of Leicester supported by the Division of Biomedical Services led by James McCutcheon's research group.

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Feb 2019: Detecting and targeting senescent cells using molecularly imprinted nanoparticles

Feb 2019: Detecting and targeting senescent cells using molecularly imprinted nanoparticles

Studies carried out by researchers at the University of Leicester supported by the Division of Biomedical Services led by Salvador Macip's research group.

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Aug 2018: Pig spleens sourced from abattoirs could help reduce the need for live animal testing, research shows

Aug 2018: Pig spleens sourced from abattoirs could help reduce the need for live animal testing, research shows

Study led by researchers from University of Leicester and Leicester’s Hospitals provides useful information for improving our understanding of infections such as pneumonia and sepsis

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Nov 2017: Reducing variability in experimental stroke models

Nov 2017: Reducing variability in experimental stroke models

Leicester study offers an opportunity to reduce the number of animals used in stroke research led by Claire Gibson's research group, supported by the Division of Biomedical Services.

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March 2017: Tinnitus study (published in Experimental Neurology)

March 2017: Tinnitus study (published in Experimental Neurology)

Study carried out by researchers at the University of Leicester supported by the Division of Biomedical Services let by Martine Hamann's research group.

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