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MRC publishes a review of the UK molecular pathology landscape

21 August 2014

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has today published a review of the UK’s capabilities in molecular pathology – the discipline that uses analysis of the molecules within tissue and body fluids to aid in a more accurate diagnosis and monitoring of disease.

Scientists uncover drug targets for arthritis and inflammatory kidney disease by looking at a ‘social network of genes’

14 August 2014

Scientists at the Medical Research Council Clinical Sciences Centre (MRC-CSC) and Imperial College London have discovered new drug targets to treat inflammatory disease.

Overweight and obesity linked to 10 common cancers and over 12,000 cases every year in the UK

14 August 2014

A higher body mass index (BMI) increases the risk of developing 10 of the most common cancers, according to the largest study of its kind, involving more than 5 million adults in the UK.

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