1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Mainly conservation this week
How to save a species
Jennifer Crees at the Zoological Society of London and her colleagues analysed 48 mammalian conservation programmes, ranging from the… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-201115/
Gene modification, stem cell therapies, tissue engineering
The stories we pick up and pass on report on every stage of the medical development process, from initial laboratory work to trials in humans. Several themes came out in our… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/review-of-animal-research-in-medicine-2014/
Vultures and Turkeys feature in the stories covered here.
Vultures feed off rotten, stinking, filthy carcasses and by doing so are getting rid of a lot of bacteria from the ecosystem for us. Surprisingly, contrary to us,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-we-28-november/
Modified stem cells have been used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in mice by replacing the faulty gene that causes the disease with a normal version of the gene.
Modified stem cells have been used to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) in mice by replacing the faulty gene that causes the disease with a normal version of the gene. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-treats-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy/