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We support research across the entire spectrum of medical sciences,
in universities and hospitals, in our own units, centres and institutes in the UK,
and in our units in Africa.


Discrepancy between our own values and another's can impair lie detection

3 September 2015

One of the key barriers to successfully tell if someone is lying is inconsistency in the opinions between the person trying to detect a lie and the individual they are judging.

Human genome-editing research should proceed, say leading UK science bodies

2 September 2015

A group of leading UK research organisations has issued an initial joint statement in support of the continued use of CRISPR-Cas9 and other genome editing techniques in preclinical research.

A decade of changes to the UK health research landscape

20 August 2015

Public and charity funders of medical research have successfully co-ordinated funding to support discovery science, translation and work in areas of clinical need.

FUNDING: Science areas

Researchers can apply for MRC grant funding at any time.


Biomedical Catalyst

Grants are available to UK academics and SMEs seeking to move their research more quickly from discovery to commercialisation. 

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