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This week in animal research 201115

Mainly conservation this week
News 20/11/15 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/

Review of Animal Research in Medicine - 2014

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/

This week in animal research: w/e 28 November

Vultures and Turkeys feature in the stories covered here.
27/11/14 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/

Gene therapy treats Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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/

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