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Professor Sir David Weatherall: 1933-2018

10 December 2018

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the death of Sir David Weatherall, founding Director of the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.

Funding boost for initiative mapping entire human body

6 December 2018

The MRC, part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), is investing £6.7 million to support the UK’s contribution to mapping every cell type in the human body, through the global Human Cell Atlas initiative. 

Pioneering 100,000 Genomes Project reaches sequencing goal

6 December 2018

The 100,000 Genomes Project has reached its goal of sequencing 100,000 whole genomes from NHS patients. Established with the support of the MRC, the project began in 2012 to uncover new diagnoses and improved treatments for patients with rare diseases and cancer.

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