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Scientists create functioning kidney-like tissue from stem cells

9 February 2018

Scientists have successfully produced human kidney-like tissue within a living organism, which is able to produce urine. The study authors say it greatly advances our progress toward using stem cells to repair damaged kidneys.

£54 million funding to transform health through data science

7 February 2018

Health Data Research UK is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK.

New director for the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

5 February 2018

The new Director of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) has been named as Dr Jan Löwe. Jan is currently the joint head of the Structural Studies Division at the LMB and Deputy Director of the institute

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