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New research to investigate role of blood-brain barrier

New research to investigate role of blood-brain barrier

NDCN

A new consortium of 27 partners coordinated by our researcher Prof Zameel Cader will tackle the challenge of discovery and characterisation of blood-brain barrier targets and transport mechanisms for brain delivery of therapeutics.

New technique to analyse cancer cells' life history

New technique to analyse cancer cells' life history

MRC MHU RDM

Analysing tumours cell by cell will help develop personalised cancer treatments.

A new role for Zinc in immune function

A new role for Zinc in immune function

MRC HIU NDM

A new study by the Cornall group provides new insights into the importance of zinc in human health.

First MRC WIMM postdoc symposium a success

First MRC WIMM postdoc symposium a success

Centre for Computational Biology MRC HIU MRC MHU

The one day event brought together postdocs from across the institute, with opportunities to network and discuss projects and careers.

Time to step inside your DNA

Time to step inside your DNA

Centre for Computational Biology RDM

New technology developed by Steve Taylor and his team helps scientists visualise and model how DNA folds in 3D. Now you can read about it in the Oxford Science blog

Untangling chromatin

Untangling chromatin

Centre for Computational Biology RDM

Researchers at the MRC WIMM Centre for Computational Biology have developed a user-friendly platform to visualise chromosomal conformations in 3D, with potential virtual reality applications.

MRC MHU postdoc named rising star in biobusiness

MRC MHU postdoc named rising star in biobusiness

MRC MHU RDM

Congratulations to Dr Danuta Jeziorska, named one of the Rising Stars in BioBeat’s ’50 Movers and Shakers in BioBusiness 2018’ report, for supporting innovation from concept to market.

Professor Sir David Weatherall 1933-2018

Professor Sir David Weatherall 1933-2018

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Sir David Weatherall.

Two faced regulator: novel role for FoxD3 in neural crest development

Two faced regulator: novel role for FoxD3 in neural crest development

RDM

New research by the Sauka-Spengler group unravels FoxD3’s dual role in a crucial process in embryonic development

New defence mechanism against viruses

New defence mechanism against viruses

MRC HIU RDM

The Drakesmith group investigated an unusual aspect of iron regulation against infection, and stumbled upon a new antiviral pathway

MRC WIMM students win RDM graduate prize

MRC WIMM students win RDM graduate prize

MRC MHU RDM

Many congratulations to Christopher Booth (Mead/Jacobsen group) and Marieke Oudelaar (Hughes/Higgs group), who won this year’s Radcliffe Department of Medicine Graduate Prize.

£635,000 towards new Therapy Acceleration Laboratory

£635,000 towards new Therapy Acceleration Laboratory

MRC MHU RDM

Deutsche Bank employees across the UK raised this generous sum via their ‘One Day’ initiative, in collaboration with Cure Leukaemia

New grant to study the role of immune cells in lung regeneration

New grant to study the role of immune cells in lung regeneration

MRC HIU NDM

Many congratulations to Prof Ling-Pei Ho, who was awarded £872K to study an exciting new research avenue in lung fibrosis.

#NOvemberNOplastic

#NOvemberNOplastic

Graduate students launch a new initiative to reduce the use of single-use plastic across the MRC WIMM.

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