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Mirobio launches with ps27m 34m series a from leading life sciences investors

MiroBio launches with £27m from leading life sciences investors

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New Oxford start-up is established to develop novel therapeutics based on the expertise of the Davis and Cornall groups at MRC HIU.

Understanding the origins of ovarian cancer

Understanding the origins of ovarian cancer

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Research into the early detection of ovarian cancer by the Ahmed group at the MRC WIMM receives a boost thanks to a gift of £43,000 from the Dianne Oxberry Trust.

Pre clinical study able to regrow bone in myeloma model

Pre-clinical study able to regrow bone in myeloma model

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New research by the Drakesmith group and collaborators shows that BMP inhibitors are able to reverse the main untreatable symptom of the disease.

Sir peter j ratcliffe wins the nobel prize in medicine 2019

Sir Peter J Ratcliffe wins the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2019

Sir Peter J Ratcliffe, former MRC WIMM group leader and currently Director for the Target Discovery Institute (Nuffield Department of Medicine) and Director of Clinical Research (Francis Crick Institute, London) has today been announced as a winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Tracking hiv

How HIV acquires its lipid membrane shell

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The Eggeling group used super-resolution microscopy to show that HIV-1 creates its own specialized lipid membrane environment for virus assembly.

Immune response depends on mathematics of narrow escapes

Immune response explained by mathematics of narrow escapes

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Study finds that shape of immune cells plays key role in responses to invaders.

Fellowship to study the effects of ageing in haematopoiesis and cancer

Fellowship to study the effects of ageing in haematopoiesis and cancer

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Many congratulations to Dr Simona Valletta, a postdoctoral research in MRC MHU, who was awarded an Intermediate Research Fellowship from the Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund.

Fellowship success for mrc wimm

Fellowship success for MRC WIMM

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Many congratulations to Dr Beth Psaila, Dr Supat Thongjuea and Prof Andi Roy who were awarded fellowships to develop their independent research.

Congratulation to our new professors

Congratulation to our new Professors

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The title of Professor has been awarded to Hal Drakesmith (now Professor of Iron Biology) and Jim Hughes (Professor of Gene Regulation). Many congratulations to both!

Two weeks of inspiring science

Two weeks of inspiring science

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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?

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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

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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.

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