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UK Biobank data reveals new Alzheimer’s risk gene

18 May 2018

An international research team funded by the MRC, and led by scientists at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Queensland, has identified three new genes linked to the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Resistance to antifungal drugs could lead to disease and global food shortages

18 May 2018

Growing levels of resistance to antifungal treatments could lead to increased disease outbreaks and affect food security around the world, according to new research funded by the MRC.

Focus on inequality at World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health

18 May 2018

Population health experts met to share their progress on health inequality during an MRC-funded symposium at the first World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health in Edinburgh on 17 May.

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