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MRC launches new mental health strategy

21 April 2017

MRC launches a completely updated mental health strategy to drive forward discovery science in the field

MRC Chief Executive Professor Sir John Savill appointed Regius Professor of Medical Science, University of Edinburgh

21 April 2017

Today, the Medical Research Council announces its Chief Executive Officer, Professor Sir John Savill, has been appointed, as of 1 April 2018, the Regius Professor of Medical Science at the University of Edinburgh. 

MRC scientists discover two repurposed drugs that arrest neurodegeneration in mice

20 April 2017

A team of MRC scientists have found two drugs which block a pathway and prevent neurodegeneration. 

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