1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Tidmarsh
Someone in the world develops dementia every three seconds. Over 50 million people worldwide were living with the disease in 2020, and the numbers are predicted to double every 20… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/can-you-give-a-brain-organoid-alzheimers/
Four European scientists win Brain Prize for their work on Alzheimer´s disease, some of which used GM animals.
Bart De Strooper (London and Leuven), Michel Goedert (Cambridge), Christian Haass (Munich) and John Hardy (London) have won the 2018 Brain Prize for their groundbreaking… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/alzheimers-researchers-win-2018-brain-prize/
World Alzheimer's Month AMA with Dr Mark Dallas
To mark World Alzheimer’s Month, Understanding Animal Research organised a Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) with Dr Mark Dallas on Wednesday 20th September.
Mark is a Lecturer in… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/dr-mark-dallas-reddit-ask-me-anything/
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… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-080716/
20 years since Dolly the Cloned Sheep
Dolly at 20: The inside story on the world’s most famous sheep
From incubation in a bra to an afterlife under glass, how a cloned sheep attained celebrity status.… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-27-01-july-2016/
This week in animal research; 3D-printed body parts, brain-in-a-dish and patient-derived xenografts.
Studies on worms may help develop a neurostatin to protect people from Alzheimer's
Studies on worms have found a number of drugs which prevented the early stages of… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-190216/
Shark attacks drone, PCBs poison dolphins, Alzheimer research
11/01/16 Microglia cause inflammation in Alzheimer mouse model
Studies in laboratory mice and deceased Alzheimer’s patients shows the key role of microglia, a type of… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/this-week-in-animal-research-150116/