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Two weeks of inspiring science

Two weeks of inspiring science

Centre for Computational Biology MRC HIU MRC MHU

For the second year running, the MRC WIMM hosted a group of work experience students from under-represented backgrounds, in partnership with in2scienceUK.

Gm humans are possible but do we really want them

GM humans are possible, but do we really want them?

MRC MHU RDM

Dr James Davies from our MRC Molecular Haematology Unit writes in The Conversation about genome editing, its power for good... and the ethical issues that we are already facing.

New study discovers genetic changes linked to leukaemia in children with down2019s syndrome

New study discovers genetic changes linked to leukaemia in children with Down’s syndrome

MRC MHU RDM

Researchers at the MRC MHU have discovered the specific gene mutations that are required for the development of leukaemia in children with Down’s syndrome.

Mrc wimm wins vc public engagement award

MRC WIMM wins VC Public Engagement Award

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Our institute has won a Building Capacity Award in this year’s Vice-Chancellor’s Public Engagement with Research (PER) Awards. The biannual awards celebrate excellence in public engagement across the University of Oxford.

New fellowship of the association of cancer physicians

New Fellowship of the Association of Cancer Physicians

Department of Oncology

Many congratulations to Prof Adrian Harris (Department of Oncology), who has become a Fellow of the Association of Cancer Physicians.

Prof richard cornall appointed nuffield professor of clinical medicine

Prof Richard Cornall appointed Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine

Many congratulations to Prof Richard Cornall FMedSci FRCP who was appointed Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Prof Cornall takes up the Chair of Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine.

Arts meets science in dance exploration of cell biology

Arts meets science in dance exploration of cell biology

MRC MHU RDM

MRC MHU collaborated with dancers, teachers and artists to support a new dance performance on DNA and immunology aimed at young people and their families

Medical sciences welcomes dr thakurta as visiting professor

Medical Sciences welcomes Dr Thakurta as Visiting Professor

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Medical Sciences Division is delighted to welcome Dr Anjan Thakurta to Oxford, having now taken up his position of Visiting Professor of Cancer, Biology and Translational Science within the Radcliffe Department of Medicine.

Mrc wimm researchers take their research on new cancer therapy to the local community

MRC WIMM scientists take research on new cancer therapy to local community

Centre for Computational Biology MRC HIU MRC MHU RDM

Cancer immunotherapy was the focus of this year's participation in the MRC Festival of Medical Research, which took our researchers to shopping centres in Didcot, Reading and Oxford.

Professor irene roberts recognised for mentorship role

Professor Irene Roberts recognised for mentorship role

MRC MHU Paediatrics

Many congratulations to Prof Irene Roberts, recipient of the European Hematology Association (EHA) Education & Mentoring Award 2019.

Prof sten eirik w jacobsen elected as embo member

Prof Sten Eirik W. Jacobsen elected as EMBO member

MRC MHU RDM

Many congratulations to Prof Jacobsen from MRC MHU for this distinction, which recognises his research unravelling the haematopoietic roadmap.

New wellcome trust senior research fellowship to probe early embryonic development

New Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship to probe early embryonic development

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Many congratulations to Professor Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, who was awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship to study neural crest development

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