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New grant to study pre-cancerous blood disease

New grant to study pre-cancerous blood disease

MRC MHU RDM

Dr Anna Rose at the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit will study disease pathogenesis and prognosis in a subset of patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

Inspiring the next generation of scientists

Centre for Computational Biology MRC HIU MRC MHU

MRC WIMM hosts its first work experience programme for under-represented students

Congratulations to our new Professors

Congratulations to our new Professors

MRC MHU RDM

Congratulations to Adam Mead and Peter McHugh, who were awarded the title of full professor in the recent Recognition of Distinction.

Controlling infection essential to tackle global anaemia

Controlling infection essential to tackle global anaemia

MRC HIU RDM

New proposals published today by MRC HIU suggest that iron supplements on their own are not enough to efficiently tackle this disease.

European licence for migraine prevention drug

European licence for migraine prevention drug

NDCN

MRC WIMM research underpins the first treatment designed specifically for the prevention of migraines

‘Family trees’ of AML treated with enasidenib mapped for the first time

‘Family trees’ of AML treated with enasidenib mapped for the first time

MRC MHU RDM

The study led by MRC WIMM researchers as part of an international team aims to understand what happens when patients stop responding to treatment.

From the bench to VR

From the bench to VR

Centre for Computational Biology RDM

Computational Biologist Stephen Taylor and his team were awarded an Innovation grant to develop a software package that allows researchers to use virtual reality for scientific research and public engagement.

Dialling down inflammation in psoriasis

Dialling down inflammation in psoriasis

MRC HIU RDM

A collaborative study between the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and the Kennedy Institute identifies a new pathway that limits the severity of inflammatory skin disease.

Taking science to the supermarket

Taking science to the supermarket

MRC HIU MRC MHU

MRC WIMM researchers participated in this year’s MRC Festival of Medical Research by talking about their research using genome editing.

New research makes progress towards general Salmonella vaccine

New research makes progress towards general Salmonella vaccine

MRC HIU RDM

Work by researchers at MRC HIU zeroes in on the mechanisms by which T cells respond to Salmonella infections.

New guidelines to monitor blood cancer in Down Syndrome babies

New guidelines to monitor blood cancer in Down Syndrome babies

MRC MHU Paediatrics RDM

The recommendations result from research by Prof Irene Roberts and Prof Paresh Vyas, published today in the British Journal of Haematology.

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

World’s largest autism grant will transform research landscape

NDCN

The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has been awarded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative to an international consortium that includes the participation of Prof Zameel Cader.

Facebook LIVE: What is a virus?

Facebook LIVE: What is a virus?

MRC HIU RDM

Layal and Mirjam in the Rehwinkel lab were live on Facebook to talk about their research on viruses.

“A wonderful start to a great conversation”

“A wonderful start to a great conversation”

MRC MHU RDM

The launch of a new patient engagement group for those with blood conditions brought together patients, clinicians and researchers to discuss patient involvement.

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation launched

Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation launched

MRC HIU NDCN

The new centre, located at the MRC WIMM, aims to shed light on the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and uncover new treatment pathways.

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