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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.


Survey seeks to identify vulnerable research skills in the UK

24 July 2014

MRC and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), in association with the Society of Biology, are holding a consultation with the UK bioscience and medical science research communities regarding emerging or existing strategic research skills and capabilities.

Seven pharma companies offer up compounds to UK researchers

21 July 2014

UK researchers will be granted access to a ‘virtual library’ of deprioritised pharmaceutical compounds through a new partnership between the MRC and seven global drug companies, announced today by Business Secretary Vince Cable.

New Science Minister announces ‘war cabinet’ to tackle antimicrobial resistance on all fronts

16 July 2014

The MRC is to lead a cross-council initiative backed by eight government bodies and the Wellcome Trust to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) on all fronts. For the first time all seven research councils will collaborate on the ever-growing problem of antimicrobial resistance. 

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