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.
Read about topics of strategic importance to the MRC, the challenges involved and how we are addressing them.
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