Resources

Research Programmes

RESOLVE

FP7 project RESOLVE extensively uses mouse models to study Metabolic Syndrome and associated diseases, and includes mathematical modelling.

Website: http://www.resolve-diabetes.org/about/

TARGEAR

The TARGEAR project is an Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) – Marie Curie Action constituted by experienced research groups in complementary fields ranging from the molecular to the clinical aspects of age-related hearing loss. The general objective is to develop a collaborative strategy between public research institutes and private companies, based in transfer of knowledge, to design and implement preclinical studies for presbyacusis.

Website: http://targear.eu

3R Initiatives

These national initiatives aim to further the principles of replacing, reducing and refining (3Rs) the use of animal models in research.

Databases

- MitoAge: a database for comparative analysis of mitochondrial DNA, with a special focus on animal longevity

Website: http://www.mitoage.info/

- DrugAge: a curated database of lifespan-extending drugs and compounds

Website: http://genomics.senescence.info/drugs/