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Celebrating Professor Doug Higgs’ time as MRC WIMM Director

Our enormous thanks and gratitude to Doug for his many years of excellent and inspirational leadership.

Coronavirus immune research from MRC HIU

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Professor of Immunology Tao Dong from the MRC Human Immunology Unit (MRC HIU) appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The World This Weekend to discuss her group’s coronavirus research.

New Nature paper from incoming MRC WIMM Director

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Study co-led by Professor KJ Patel uncovers new mechanism for DNA repair that may help protect DNA from cancer-causing rearrangements

MRC WIMM appoints new Director

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We are delighted to announce that Professor KJ Patel has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit at the University of Oxford.

Tatjana Sauka-Spengler wins 2020 Cheryll Tickle medal

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The British Society for Developmental Biology medal recognises outstanding achievements in the field.

MRC HIU postdoc establishes new research group in Sweden

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Congratulations to Dr Erdinc Sezgin, who will be part of the prestigious SciLifeLab Fellowship programme and the Karolinska Institutet.

Ahmed group closer to finding the cell of origin for ovarian cancer

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New research brings the Ahmed group closer to finding the cell of origin of ovarian cancer, and their ultimate aim of developing a much-needed screening tool for ovarian cancer.

Two new Wellcome Investigator Awards at the MRC WIMM

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Many congratulations to Prof Anne Goriely and Prof Alison Simmons, who have both been awarded Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards.

New target identified for repairing the heart after heart attack

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An immune cell is shown for the first time to be involved in creating the scar that repairs the heart after damage. The work was led by BHF CRE Intermediate Transition Research Fellow Dr Filipa Simões.

Two MRC MHU researchers selected to participate in prestigious haematology training programme

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Congratulations to Dr Simona Valletta and Dr Sarah Gooding, who were selected for the Translational Research Training in Hematology Program, a year-long training and mentoring experience by the American Society of Hematology and the European Hematology Association.

Sten Eirik W. Jacobsen new member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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Congratulations to Prof Jacobsen, who was elected member of the Academy's Class for Medical Sciences.

Professor Vincenzo Cerundolo FRS 1959-2020

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It is with profound sadness that we learnt of the death of Professor Vincenzo Cerundolo FRS.

Angela Vincent honoured for excellence in epilepsy research

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Emeritus Professor Angela Vincent received the Research Recognition Award, clinical science, at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society.

Dr Mira Kassouf recognised as one of the “50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2019”

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Many congratulations to Dr Mira Kassouf, a researcher in the Higgs group, recognised for her efforts to break silos in life sciences with entrepreneurship.

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