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Network: Summer 2017 (PDF, 4.44MB)

Dementia research institute established; Old drugs, new dementia treatments?; Bats reveal virus history; Drug halts hot flushes; Secrets of our first seven days – using gene editing to improve IVF success; Working life of a surgeon and researcher; Charles Fletcher, the first TV doctor; 70 years under the lens of medical research; Opinion: why patient involvement in research matters.

Network Summer 2014 (PDF, 2.88MB)

Imaging the unimaginable; Front line operations; My work space: Dr Lori Passmore; Working life: Dr Richard Coward; Opinion: Why basic research is needed to understand human disease

Network Spring 2014 (PDF, 3.62MB)

Custom-made kit enabling pioneering research; Living healthier for longer; The power of persuasion; Professor Ian Deary’s unique furnishings; Professor Susan Gathercole on how to succeed; Sharing data saves lives opinion by Professors Jill Pell and Liam Smeeth; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Winter 2013/2014 (PDF, 2.30MB)

Beyond the brain; Scott Armstrong’s winning 2013 Max Perutz Science Writing Award article; MRC Centenary Award holder career updates; Rising to the global challenge; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Autumn 2013 (PDF, 2.57MB)

MRC Centenary Open Week; Last of the ‘lab-boys’; Dame Sally Macintyre on 30 years of tackling health inequalities; Boost for UK brain banks; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Spring 2013 (PDF, 2.08MB)

Medical research on the frontline; Iain Chalmers on the Alltrials campaign; eminent women scientists; Brad Amos’s microscopy lab; Millennium Medal winners 2013; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Winter 2012-2013 (PDF, 3.06MB)

Inside Rosalind Franklin’s lab; MRC Centenary Timeline; Calendar of centenary activities; Synthetic biology opinion piece by Professor Jason Chin; the working life of an MRC Centenary Award holder and pathologist; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Autumn 2012 (PDF, 3.25MB)

Regeneration: Ian Wilmut on regenerative medicine’s present and future; Dr Susan Jebb on obesity research; MRC Working Life: Dr Wendy Ewart, MRC Director of Strategy; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Summer 2012 (PDF, 3.03MB)

Regeneration: tackling blindness; 40 years of the MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group; MRC Working Life: Matthew Murray, Clinical Research Training Fellow; Professor Peter Piot on global health research; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.

Network Spring 2012 (PDF, 3.12MB)

Regeneration: reconstructing a voicebox from stem cells, Children of the 90s turn 21. MRC Working Life: Mark Gardiner, MRC Harwell; Professor Jean Golding on data-sharing; plus the usual news and funding opportunities sections.