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This week in animal research 08/07/16

Mapping early development in mice
New anti-viral drug trial against Ebola Following trials in monkeys and safety testing in humans another anti-viral enters trials. The 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-080716/

This week in animal research 070815

The latest announcements
03/08/15 The ebola vaccine VSV-EBOV has been found to be 100% safe in 7,500 people. The vaccine, which was initially tested safe and effective in primates, has now shown… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-070815/

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/

Vaccine protects mice against deadly Ebola virus

Scientists have developed a vaccine which protects mice from the Ebola virus and, unlike current vaccines, can be stored for long periods of time.
Scientists have developed a vaccine which protects mice from the Ebola virus and, unlike current vaccines, can be stored for long periods of time. This makes it ideal for… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/vaccine-protects-mice-against-deadly-ebola-virus/

Breakthrough against deadly Ebola virus

Scientists have uncovered the Achilles heel of the deadly Ebola virus; the breakthrough could lead to the first treatment for the tropical disease within a decade.
Scientists have uncovered the Achilles heel of the deadly Ebola virus; the breakthrough could lead to the first treatment for the tropical disease within a decade. Using GM mice,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/breakthrough-against-deadly-ebola-virus/

Monkeys survive lethal Ebola and Marbug

Monkeys treated with a therapy that targets specific viral genes survived deadly Ebola and Marbug infections, a new study reports.
Monkeys treated with a therapy that targets specific viral genes survived deadly Ebola and Marbug infections, a new study reports. Both Ebola and Marbug viruses cause high… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/monkeys-survive-lethal-ebola-and-marbug/

A breakthrough treatment for Ebola

Two American aid workers in Liberia made the news this week, as they became the first people ever to contract the Ebola virus and be returned to the United States.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/staff-blog/a-breakthrough-treatment-ebola/

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