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1 January 1970

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A new animal model for late-stage multiple sclerosis

Your immune system normally protects you against outside attack by fighting off infections, but sometimes it attacks the body instead. Immune system cells can attack nerves, more… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/a-new-animal-model-for-late-stage-multiple-sclerosis/

Can you give a brain organoid Alzheimer’s?

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/

What does it mean to genetically modify an animal

Animals have been selectively bred for genetic changes for centuries, through selective breeding to make cattle fatter, sheep woollier, dogs more docile and so on. But when we… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/what-does-it-mean-to-genetically-modify-an-animal/

Researching new antidepressants with swimming mice

Depression is a debilitating and, typically, a chronic disease that affects about 264 million people, worldwide. It is a real illness that is a major cause of premature death… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/researching-new-antidepressants-with-swimming-mice/

New treatment allows stronger radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument.
Radiotherapy is a powerful tool in treating cancer, but it is a blunt instrument. In some cases the radiation can be as lethal as the cancer and so treatment regimes must always… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-treatment-allows-stronger-radiotherapy/

Less is more for common cancer treatment

A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses.
A common cancer treatment has been shown to be more effective and less toxic when administered at more frequent, lower doses. Tests using a mouse model of prostate cancer have… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/less-is-more-for-common-cancer-treatment/

Mouse model of human immune system validated

A mouse model of the human immune system has been validated by replicating the results of a recent human HIV clinical trial.
A mouse model of the human immune system has been validated by replicating the results of a recent human HIV clinical trial. A preventative HIV treatment, called tenofovir, was… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-model-of-human-immune-system-validated/

Mouse mimics childhood brain cancer

Scientists have created the first mouse model of a deadly form of childhood brain cancer.
Scientists have created the first mouse model of a deadly form of childhood brain cancer. The model will be used to further understanding of how the cancer forms and to test… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/mouse-mimics-childhood-brain-cancer/

Type 1 diabetes treated in mice

Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies.
Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies. Researchers tested the treatment using an innovative mouse model that mimics the human form of type 1 diabetes. The… https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/type-1-diabetes-treated-in-mice/

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