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13 Nov 2017
MRC scientists, their colleagues at fellow UK research councils and organisations abroad are working steadfastly to tackle what’s been called one of the biggest threats to global health.
9 Nov 2017
The MRC Hubs for Trials Methodology Research Network has developed a cohort of PhD students undertaking specific projects in trials methodology research. This important programme helps build capacity in an area of research that makes a difference to patients and the trials community.
9 Nov 2017
In 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) pre-qualified Pfizer’s new pneumococcal vaccine, based on the results of a study conducted by the MRC Unit The Gambia with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of The Gambia.
7 Nov 2017
The first appointments to the Board of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the new data science and health research institute, have been made.
1 Nov 2017
The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme was launched in 2016, and will eventually cover 26 million people. Two researchers funded through the MRC-led National Prevention Research Initiative have been influential in contributing to this important programme, demonstrating a compelling example of prevention research being translated into healthcare to improve human lives.
30 Oct 2017
Researchers studying neurodegenerative disease can now look up cohort studies and make connections through a new shared portal.
25 Oct 2017
Scientists have developed a tiny cantilever that can weigh individual cells, which has enabled them to detect that a cell stops growing after catching a virus.
13 Oct 2017
Five MRC projects have been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize, an annual £1 million fund awarded for the best research or innovation that promotes the economic development and social welfare of developing countries.
12 Oct 2017
A new Science Museum exhibition that will highlight the urgent need to tackle antibiotic resistance is being sponsored by the UK’s seven research councils, soon to become part of UK Research and Innovation.
29 Sep 2017
Two thirds of adults over 60 rarely or never use public transport, even though it’s free or discounted and brings health benefits, according to a study published in BMJ Open and co-funded by the MRC and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).