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Discovery of genetic variants that protect against obesity and type 2 diabetes could lead to new weight loss medicines

18 April 2019

Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, according to a new paper co-authored by MRC researchers.

Report reveals legacy of public health research centres

22 March 2019

By building capacity and capability in public health research, a report shows how the legacy of a UK-wide network of centres of excellence has helped fuel future public health and prevention research.

New MRC Health Innovation Champion appointed

12 April 2019

Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak has been appointed as MRC Health Innovation Champion.

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