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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Mice and monkeys metabolise BPA like humans

New research shows female mice, monkeys and humans appear to metabolise the oestrogen-like chemical bisphenol A (BPA) in similar ways.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mice-and-monkeys-metabolise-bpa-like-humans/

Gene therapy for colour blindness

A team of scientists have restored colour vision to two colour blind squirrel monkeys using gene therapy.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-therapy-for-colour-blindness/

HIV strain can infect monkeys

Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/hiv-strain-can-infect-monkeys/

Monkey malaria infecting humans

Monkeys infected with malaria are providing a reservoir of the disease from which humans can be infected.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/monkey-malaria-infecting-humans/

Artificial blood vessel success in animals

Artificial blood vessels for use in heart bypass surgery have been successfully tested in baboons and dogs.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/artificial-blood-vessel-success-in-animals/

Rabies vaccine protects monkeys against HIV

A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/rabies-vaccine-protects-monkeys-against-hiv/

Monkeys with two mums may eradicate mitochondrial disorders

Scientists have produced four infant monkeys using a technique which could stop women with genetic diseases passing them on to their children.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/monkeys-with-two-mums-may-eradicate-mitochondrial-disorders/

Sixty years of the polio 'miracle' vaccine

In 1955 the Salk polio vaccine was licensed in the US. Polio cases have dropped from 450,000 then to 450 now.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/sixty-years-of-the-polio-miracle-vaccine/

A Question of Care

From our archive - this video about the care of laboratory animals was produced by the Biomedical Research Trust in 2003.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/a-question-of-care/

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