Animal models


XVI. Congress of the ESS - 2015, Cologne, Germany

Roos Vandenbroucke, Inflammation Research Center (IRC), VIB - Ghent University, Belgium:
"Fifty shades of mouse inflammation: usefulness and caveats of the existing model systems"
 ESS 2015 Mouse - Vandenbroucke.pdf (3.68 MB)

Peter Radermacher, Institut APV, Universitätsklinikum, Ulm, Germany:
"Pros and cons of man‘s closest non-primate relative: The pig"
 ESS 2015 Pig - Radermacher.pdf (4.54 MB)

Marcin F. Osuchowski, Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology, Vienna Austria:
Navigating the post-PNAS matrix with the mouse research ship: A suicide or viable mission?
 ESS 2015 PNAS Matrix - Osuchowski.pdf (4.54 MB)

Links to protocols/guidelines

provided by Tomasz Skirecki, Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Warsaw, Poland

In order to improve the quality and ethical standards in animal models research in the field of trauma and sepsis, particular protocols and guidelines have been released. Some useful resources can be obtained using the following links:

General information

The Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments (ARRIVE) guidelines

The Anatomy of the Laboratory Mouse

Abandon the Mouse Research Ship? Not Just Yet!

The Economics of Reproducibility in Preclinical Research

Experimental sepsis: Cecal ligation and puncture

Anaesthesia & Analgesia guidelines