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Scientists find same regions in brain are vulnerable to both Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

25 November 2014

Researchers have found a specific network of brain regions that is not only more vulnerable to unhealthy ageing – for example, Alzheimer’s disease – but also to disorders that emerge in young people, such as schizophrenia.

Over £30m committed across the UK for cutting-edge medical advances

21 November 2014

Life-saving measures for patients have moved a step closer following the announcement of investments totalling over £30 million in emerging new treatments and technologies.

Timeline report for superbug research

18 November 2014

A new MRC report tells the story of key AMR research achievements over the past thirty years, showcasing some of the best advances and providing the groundwork for a cross-Council collaboration on AMR research.

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