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The mission of the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) is to undertake internationally competitive research into the processes underlying normal cell and molecular biology and to determine the mechanisms by which these processes are perturbed in inherited and acquired human diseases. It is also our mission to translate this research to improve human health. The WIMM is uniquely placed among biomedical institutes throughout the world in its pioneering vision of combining outstanding clinical research with excellent basic science. The WIMM Faculty currently includes an equal mixture of scientists and clinicians working together and in collaboration with the National Institute of Health Research, the NHS and commercial companies with the aim of improving the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases. The major topics of current research include haematology, immunology, stem cell biology, oncology and inherited human genetic diseases.

The Institute values communication with members of the broader scientific community and the general public and with the support of the MRC we have commissioned three short videos to explain our mission.



Oxford Genome Engineering Symposium 2014

Oxford Genome Engineering Symposium 2014

Posted 23/04/2014

The first Oxford Genome Engineering Symposium is taking place on Friday May 2nd. The Symposium is being organised by Dr Tudor Fulga and Dr Tatjana Sauka-Spengler (WIMM, RDM) and Dr Andrew Bassett (Dunn School). The symposium features speakers from the top UK laboratories that employ genome engineering tools to address diverse questions in development and disease, in a multitude of cellular and animal models. Attendance is free, but you must ...

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Clinical Research Fellow in Inherited Red Cell Diseases 112726

Posted 31/03/2014

Clinical Researcher E64: Salary in the range £31,301 to £39,693 p.a. This is a unique post created with support from the NIHR Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration to drive forward a new collaborative study to determine the phenotypic characteristics and natural history of the different clinical sub-types of inherited anaemia, particularly non-spherocytic haemolytic anaemia. This will include helping to develop a bio-bank based ...

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