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Vaccinations are more effective when administered in the morning

26 April 2016

New research from the University of Birmingham,  funded through the cross-council Lifelong Health and Wellbeing initiative, suggests administering vaccinations in the morning, rather than the afternoon, could induce greater, and thus more protective, immune responses. 

MRC scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

29 April 2016

Two MRC scientists have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their contribution to science. 

MRC researchers join Fellowship of Academy of Medical Sciences

29 April 2016

MRC-supported scientists are among the 47 distinguished medical researchers elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 

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