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Study identifies two-in-one approach that could help prevent spread of deadly brain tumour

28 June 2016

Researchers at the MRC Clinical Sciences Centre based at Imperial College London tested mice implanted with tumour cells and found that targetting a protein called ephrin-B2 has two effects; it halts the division of cancer cells, and stops them spreading. 

The MRC Festival of Medical Research 2016

23 June 2016

The first MRC Festival of Medical Research took place 18 to 26 July with events running up and down the country. 

Funding reproducible, robust research

16 June 2016

To help improve the reproducibility and reliability of research, and in response to feedback from the community, the MRC has updated the grant application process to allow applicants to include more detail on their methodology and experimental design.

FUNDING: Science areas

Researchers can apply for MRC grant funding at any time.


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