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WIMM Christmas Decorating Competition

Winners of the 2022 competition wereannounced at the WIMM Christmas Party.

New WIMM podcast launches

'Inside WIMM' aims to higlight the people behind the science at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

Jan Bornschein receives MRC Clinical Academic Research Partnership (CARP) Award

MRC HIU

Dr Bornschein will join the Simmons Group for a project developing strategies to identify patients at high risk of gastritis/gastric cancer.

New Studentship honours Enzo Cerundolo

MRC HIU RDM

A new Studentship has been announced in memory of the late MRC HIU Director and MRC WIMM Group Leader.

Doug Higgs awarded the 2023 Genetics Society Medal

The award recognises Professor Higgs' major contribution to our understanding of how mammalian genes are switched on and off, and using haematopoiesis as a model to understand how genes function.

MRC HIU research at the 2022 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting

MRC HIU

Nicole Stoffel and Michael Zimmerman presented at the 18th Grand Challenges Annual Meeting which took place in Brussels, Belgium on 23rd- 26th October 2022.

2022 RDM Graduate Prize Winners

MRC HIU RDM

This year's RDM winners are Edward Jenkins, Antje Rottner, and Akshay Shah.

New UK research consortium formed to tackle monkeypox outbreak

MRC HIU NDM

Investigation of the T cell responses against monkeypox virus will be led by Prof. Tao Dong at the CAMS-Oxford Institute and MRC Human Immunology Unit.

The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust visit the Therapy Acceleration Laboratory

Earlier this month, the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine hosted a visit from the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust, who have supported the establishment of the new Therapy Acceleration Laboratory (TAL) at the Institute.

Nucleome Therapeutics raises oversubscribed £37.5 million Series A financing

MRC MHU RDM

The biotechnology company builds upon research conducted by Professor Jim Hughes and Prof. James Davies at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, and combines 3D genome technology and machine learning to decode the dark matter of the human genome.

KJ Patel appointed new Chief Scientist of CRUK

MRC MHU RDM

Alongside his new role at Cancer Research UK, Prof. Patel will continue as the Director of both the MRC Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) and the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit (MRC MHU).

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

MRC MHU Paediatrics

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, where our Childhood Leukaemia research group have taken action to help raise awareness for this cause.

Ziqi Long receives NDM Prize

MRC HIU NDM

DPhil student Ziqi Long has been commended in the category NDM Overall Prize at the annual Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) Awards

Beyond Boundaries at the Oxford Imaging Symposium

MRC HIU

Held on 29th September 2022, the symposium brought together researchers from across the world to present the latest applications of advanced imaging.

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