Research Changes Lives is the MRC's refreshed strategic plan. It continues the MRC’s strategic direction building on our strengths and achievements and taking account of new scientific opportunities to secure tangible impact from MRC research. Discover more about our strategic plan.
Initiatives and funded research
We support a number of initiatives, including:
- experimental medicine
- lifelong health and wellbeing
- National Prevention Research Initiative (NPRI)
- obesity research
- population health sciences
- regenerative medicine and stem cells
- stratified medicine
You can also explore our funded research
Medical research delivers benefits across the whole spectrum of society. These are realised by means of a variety of channels, from the publication of research to engagement with the public and policymakers, interactions with industry and commercial exploitation resulting in the generation of products and intellectual property.