30 March 2021
Dr Bethan Psaila and her team will investigate the potential of circulating blood platelets for early detection of a range of cancer types.
16 February 2021
MRC WIMM researchers have revealed a population of immune cells that travel to the brain in patients with multiple sclerosis causing disease. They demonstrate how to trap these cells in the blood, meaning they can be targeted to prevent disease progression.
15 February 2021
Expansion of suite of bisulphite-free DNA modification sequencing methods to specifically and directly detect each of the four modifications made to the DNA base cytosine.
3 February 2021
Dr Noemi Roy has received funding in the 2020-21 round of the Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund as one of seven projects for innovative work to engage the public with medical research.
20 January 2021
Researchers in the Simmons lab chart the embryonic origins and appearance of diverse intestinal cellular compartments, with important implications for intestinal diseases.
27 November 2020
Study reveals what happens to blood cell production during the ageing process, which could help identify new therapeutic targets.
25 November 2020
The Drakesmith group finds that low blood serum iron levels can inhibit T-cell and B-cell immune responses to vaccines and infections.
16 November 2020
A trial of a new inhaled antiviral drug for COVID-19 has shown positive results and the drug is now moving into a larger international phase 3 trial of hospitalised patients. MRC HIU's Professor Ling-Pei Ho is one of the main co-authors on the paper.