Grant winners

September 18, 2008

NC3Rs

The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research has funded ten new grants, totalling £2.6 million.

Award winner: Sue Barnett

Institution: University of Glasgow

Value: £294,404

The development of an in vitro model of CNS injury to identify factors that promote repair.

Award winner: Andrew Cossins

Institution: University of Liverpool

Value: £512,584

Development of a mechanistically informative genome-wide, in vitro chemicals screening technology.

Award winner: Atticus Hainsworth

Institution: St George's, University of London

Value: £43,288

Carotid artery endothelial growth: a novel in vitro assay.

Award winner: Ioanna Katsiadaki

Institution: Cefas

Value: £398,640

Validating a sexual development test using the three-spined stickleback for addressing the 3Rs in fish toxicity testing.

Award winner: Robert Newbold

Institution: Brunel University

Value: £299,052

Development and validation of mechanisms-based in vitro transformation assays for carcinogen screening.

Award winner: Keith Redhead

Institution: Intervet

Value: £26,988

Replacement in vitro assays for the quantification of clostridial vaccine antigens.

Award winner: Paul Simons

Institution: University College London

Value: £302,128

Inducible SAA transgenic mice: a refined model of human amyloidosis.

Award winner: Phil Stephens

Institution: Cardiff University

Value: £243,624

Establishment and validation of a stable, cell-based diabetic wound bioassay.

Award winner: Siouxsie Wiles

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £0,784

Reduction and refinement of murine models of bacterial infection.

Award winner: Jun Zou

Institution: University of Aberdeen

Value: £254,548

Development of leucocyte cell lines for immunological research in teleost fish.

EUROPEAN RESEARCH COUNCIL

Nine UK projects received EUR2.5 million (£2 million) or a maximum of EUR3.5 million.

Award winner: Angelos Chaniotis

Institution: University of Oxford

The social and cultural construction of emotions: the Greek paradigm.

Award winner: William Tecumseh Fitch

Institution: University of St Andrews

The syntax of the mind: a comparative computational approach.

Award winner: Peter Jackson

Institution: University of Sheffield

Consumer culture in an age of anxiety: political and moral economies of food.

Award winner: Oliver Bruce Linton

Institution: London School of Economics

Nonparametric and semiparametric methods in economics and finance.

Award winner: Colin John McInnes

Institution: Aberystwyth University

The transformation of global health governance: competing world views and crises.

Award winner: Patrick Karl O'Brien

Institution: London School of Economics

Useful and reliable knowledge in global histories of material progress in the East and the West.

Award winner: Josephine Shaw

Institution: University of Edinburgh

The Europeanisation of citizenship in the successor states of the former Yugoslavia.

Award winner: John Moore

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Money, liquidity and the aggregate economy.

Award winner: Ran Spiegler

Institution: University College London

Bounded rationality in industrial organisation.

MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL

Award winner: Dr K. Maitland

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £2.6 million

Randomised trial of fluid resuscitation strategies in African children with severe febrile illness and impaired perfusion.

Award winner: A. Hayward

Institution: University College London

Value: £951,000

Flu-watch 2008-09.

Award winner: C. Watts

Institution: University of Dundee

Value: £2.1 million

Acute dendritic cell responses to TLR ligands.

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