18 May 2022
The Precision Cellular Therapeutics Unit is one of three new units awarded to the University of Oxford by NIHR.
29 April 2022
Funding from the Azaylia Foundation will support the Scientific Advances for Infant Leukaemia (SAIL) programme.
19 April 2022
Claus Nerlov and Steve Twigg from the MRC WIMM join the new national network for disease modelling.
31 March 2022
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology and the MRC Human Immunology Unit have used 3D and live-imaging to show how resident memory B cells boost antibodies to fight influenza.
25 March 2022
Lab sustainability in Oxford was the focus of a seminar for the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) members this Wednesday. The session introduced the Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF), a nationally recognised scheme to drive reductions in laboratory waste and carbon emissions.
25 March 2022
For British Science Week, members of the MRC WIMM visited a local Oxfordshire primary school for an interactive science day – one of the first of its kind since the start of the pandemic.
11 March 2022
New research has identified a new gene that allows cancer cells to survive in the typically acidic microenvironment of a malignant tumour. Researchers have discovered drugs that inhibit the gene in other medical conditions also selectively kill cancer cells at acidic pH, without damaging healthy tissue. This defines a novel strategy for targeting acidic tumour regions.
3 March 2022
Congratulations to Dr Robert Beagrie on being awarded a Sir Henry Dale Fellowship from the Wellcome Trust.