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This month in animal research March 2018

A selection of the news items we covered in our social media this month
International 3Rs Prize awarded for computer modelling that predicts human cardiac safety better than animal studies The National Centre for the 3Rs has awarded the 2017… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-month-in-animal-research-0318/

This week in animal research 11/11/16

Brain implant counters paralysis in primate An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralysed primates for the first time,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-111116/

This week in animal research 13 May

Dog model for brain cancer
Gene-edited cattle produce no horns Nearly 80% of U.S. dairy cows have their horns removed each year to protect their handlers and fellow cattle. But the practice, which is… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-13-may/

This week in animal research 22/04/16

Weekly round up: minor miracles with mice
22/04: Brain tumour gene switched off in mice A gene known as OSMR plays a key role in driving the growth of glioblastoma tumors, according to a new study led by a McGill… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-220416/

Brain cancer research suggests new treatments

Brain tumours, particularly aggressive gliomas, cannot currently be cured.
Brain tumours, particularly aggressive gliomas, cannot currently be cured. Treatment by surgery extends life but poses a serious challenge as surgeons are limited by how much… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/brain-cancer-research-suggests-new-treatments/

Blocking brain cancer in mice

An interaction between two proteins has been found to be essential for the development of the most common form of brain cancer.
An interaction between two proteins has been found to be essential for the development of the most common form of brain cancer. The findings, which come from experiments using… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/blocking-brain-cancer-in-mice/

‘Trojan Horse’ brain cancer treatment increases lifespan

A novel ‘Trojan horse' method of treating brain cancer has increased the survival time of mice by one half.
A novel ‘Trojan horse' method of treating brain cancer has increased the survival time of mice by one half. A cancer-killing virus was introduced into neural stem cells (NSCs)… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/trojan-horse-brain-cancer-treatment-increases-lifespan/

Mouse mimics another childhood brain cancer

Scientists have created a mouse model of the most common type of paediatric brain cancer.
Scientists have created a mouse model of the most common type of paediatric brain cancer. The model has furthered understanding of the cause of the cancer and can be used to test… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-mimics-another-childhood-brain-cancer/

New virus helps combat brain tumours

Aggressive brain tumours can be killed and prevented from recurring using a virus, a new study using mice has found.
Aggressive brain tumours can be killed and prevented from recurring using a virus, a new study using mice has found. The specially designed virus produces a protein called… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-virus-helps-combat-brain-tumours/

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