Lord Dowding Fund for humane research

 

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Research projects 2002 - Hepatitis B

Analysis of cytokine-induced, non-cytotoxic inactivation of hepatitis B virus replication in human hepatocytes. Dr Nikolai Naoumov from the Institute of Hepatology, University College London has developed...

Research projects 2002 - Toxicity

Detection and identification of shellfish toxins by pattern recognition and analysis The current test for the detection of certain marine poisons is a mouse test classified by the Home Office as...

Research projects 2002 - Infertility

In vitro study of apoptosis in male sperm cells Drs Christopher Barratt and Ian Brewis, from the University of Birmingham and Birmingham Women's Hospital, are establishing and characterising a human...

Research projects 2002 - Cancer

In vitro model for the study of liver metastasis from cancer of the colon. Dr Bird of Sheffield University is the first researcher in the UK to use human tissue models for the study of liver metastasis,...

Research projects 2002 - Infection

The use of protozoa to model human infection Professor Brown of Bath University is establishing a humane method of incubating bacteria instead of growing the bacteria inside animals, for the study...

Research projects 2002 - Human tissue

The use of protozoa to model human infection The Lord Dowding Fund has recently purchased a new High Pressure Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) machine for the http://www.ukhtb.org/UK Human Tissue Bank (UKHTB)....

Research projects 2002 - Calcium imbalance

Cell culture model to study the cause of calcium imbalance With LDF support, Christopher Wong (right) at Bristol Royal Infirmary is establishing a human cell culture model to study the causes of a calcium...

Research projects 2002 - Education

Computer based non-animal alternatives for higher education A significant number of laboratory animals are used in universities for undergraduate teaching. Primarily these are mice, rats and guinea...

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