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Latest Biomedical Catalyst investments will transform patient outcomes

22 March 2019

Cutting edge projects have received £23 million of government funding under the Biomedical Catalyst, it was announced today. The MRC invested nearly £13.5 million in a number of innovative projects.

MRC scientists discover unique tau filament structures in head-injury associated dementia

20 March 2019

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology researchers reveal atomic structures of the abnormal tau filaments associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a head injury-associated neurodegenerative disease, differ in structure from those seen in Alzheimer’s disease.

Nine-month treatment regimen for multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is as effective as 20-months

13 March 2019

A nine to 11-month treatment regimen is as effective in treating multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) as the 20 to 24-month regimen recommended in 2011 WHO guidelines, according to new research conducted by a team of researchers, including MRC scientists.

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